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

3.13pm 14 September 2022
6.06pm 13 August 2022
6.40pm 3 August 2022
2.39pm 1 August 2022
9.00am 12 June 2022
5.14pm 16 May 2022
3.34pm 16 April 2022
1.41pm 10 April 2022
3.38pm 26 March 2022
2.39pm 7 November 2021
1.00pm 6 October 2021
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

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Bude Lifeboat Station
Summerleaze Beach Car Park
EX23 8HN

Station phone number

01288 352971


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

Article Events
Bude Lifeboat Weekend returns after two years on 27 – 29 August 2022
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Article Sea safety
Spring tidal cut off
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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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