RNLI Bude Lifeboat Station

Bude Lifeboat Station

Established in 1837, Bude Lifeboat Station is situated in north Cornwall, where rocky coastline and rough surf have resulted in many call outs. Since 2001, the station has operated from Summerleaze Beach.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Bude Lifeboat Station

3.35pm 20 April 2019
3.35pm 20 April 2019
3.35pm 20 April 2019
1.05pm 19 April 2019
2.10pm 2 February 2019
8.40am 25 January 2019
11.24am 20 January 2019
2.41pm 27 December 2018
1.33pm 8 November 2018
2.26pm 20 October 2018
2.51pm 25 August 2018
4.03pm 16 August 2018
6.34pm 11 August 2018
6.45pm 27 July 2018
9.28pm 13 June 2018
12.57pm 15 October 2017
6.23pm 22 September 2017
1.18pm 21 August 2017
9.29pm 12 August 2017
7.08pm 8 August 2017

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Bude Lifeboat Station
Summerleaze Beach Car Park
Bude
Cornwall
EX23 8HN

Station phone number

01288 352971

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Shop phone number

01288 359734

Visitor contact phone number

01288 359734

News and media from Bude Lifeboat Station

South west RNLI volunteers remain on call this festive period
D class inshore lifeboat
Article People
South west RNLI volunteers remain on call this festive period
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Bude RNLI rescue exhausted bodyboarder in big surf conditions
Bude RNLI rescued an exhausted bodyboarder in big surf conditions The lifeboat crew picked up the surfer before transferring him into the care of RNLI lifeguards on Widemouth beach. The lifeboat crew negotiated the big surf out of Widemouth and back to the station.
Video Lifeboats
Bude RNLI rescue exhausted bodyboarder in big surf conditions
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Bank Holiday weekend walkers rescued at Crackington Haven
Ella Henwood, Senior RNLI Lifeguard, at Crackington Beach
Article Beach safety
Bank Holiday weekend walkers rescued at Crackington Haven
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Man saved from River Dart backs RNLI's float to live campaign in the South West
Article Sea safety
Man saved from River Dart backs RNLI's float to live campaign in the South West
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