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

6.54pm 8 August 2020
6.49pm 8 August 2020
3.49pm 1 August 2020
5.17pm 24 July 2020
8.16am 26 June 2020
4.46pm 31 May 2020
9.40pm 25 May 2020
2.39pm 7 February 2020
2.29pm 19 January 2020
6.19pm 2 August 2019
6.40pm 15 July 2019
6.50pm 2 July 2019
10.36am 28 June 2019
5.39pm 19 June 2019
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

Today's weather

26°C Rain
Min: 17°C Max: 26°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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

Bude RNLI assist with the rescue of people caught in a rip current
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Bude RNLI assist with the rescue of people caught in a rip current
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Bude RNLI lifeboat crew assist in rescue of casualty with injured shoulder
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Bude RNLI lifeboat crew assist in rescue of casualty with injured shoulder
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Bude RNLI Shop and Boat House Open at Christmas
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Bude RNLI Shop and Boat House Open at Christmas
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New stats reveal south west RNLI volunteers are busier than ever over Christmas
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New stats reveal south west RNLI volunteers are busier than ever over Christmas
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