RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

1.48pm 23 August 2021
5.32pm 14 August 2021
6.27pm 29 July 2021
5.12pm 23 July 2021
3.21am 16 July 2021
7.47pm 15 July 2021
11.13pm 24 June 2021
9.43pm 20 June 2021
8.11pm 31 May 2021
2.14pm 25 April 2021
12.23pm 25 April 2021
4.47pm 28 February 2021
2.58pm 17 January 2021
11.28am 19 October 2020
11.20am 20 September 2020
11.56am 12 September 2020
6.19pm 4 September 2020
2.41pm 16 August 2020
6.54pm 8 August 2020
6.49pm 8 August 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 16°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

Map showing the journey of Bude lifeboat from the lifeboat station to the casualties near Dizzard Point
Article Rescue
RNLI Bude lifeboat launch to four casualties cut off by the tide
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Bude RNLI shore crew hosing down the lifeboat and tractor in front of the lifeboat house so that they can be rehoused.
Article Rescue
RNLI Bude: Two shouts in one day for the Bude lifeboat crew
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