RNLI Campeltown Lifeboat Station

Campbeltown Lifeboat Station

Established in 1861, Campbeltown Lifeboat Station is strategically placed to cover the notorious Mull of Kintyre and the North Channel. The crews have been awarded 11 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Campbeltown Lifeboat Station

3.01pm 6 November 2020
10.56am 16 October 2020
5.35pm 2 October 2020
4.27pm 23 September 2020
2.25am 19 September 2020
5.13pm 12 September 2020
2.00pm 10 September 2020
1.17pm 22 August 2020
1.46pm 20 August 2020
10.08am 17 August 2020
7.55pm 14 August 2020
5.47am 24 July 2020
3.36pm 19 July 2020
3.36pm 19 July 2020
3.36pm 19 July 2020
2.56pm 19 July 2020
9.17am 22 June 2020
6.02pm 6 February 2020
12.21am 21 October 2019
12.09am 21 October 2019

Today's weather

7°C Cloudy
Min: -1°C Max: 7°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

Campbeltown Lifeboat Station
Capt Ian Weir Crawford Boathouse
The Old Quay
PA28 6ED

Station phone number

01586 552414


Parking, Disabled access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Shop phone number

01586 551894

News and media from Campbeltown Lifeboat Station

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