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

Craster  lifeboat

Craster Lifeboat Station

For over 50 years Craster Lifeboat Station has operated an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have been presented with two awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Craster Lifeboat Station

2.34pm 23 June 2021
4.23pm 13 June 2021
3.36pm 30 April 2021
2.52pm 26 August 2020
3.07pm 19 July 2020
3.24pm 21 May 2020
7.25pm 15 September 2019
4.25pm 29 August 2019
2.21pm 4 August 2019
4.12pm 3 August 2019
5.10pm 7 July 2019
3.45pm 30 June 2019
12.59pm 3 June 2019
2.34pm 26 May 2019
11.12pm 21 May 2019
12.15pm 2 April 2019
8.46am 13 January 2019
8.41am 13 January 2019
11.50am 18 August 2018
2.29pm 16 August 2018

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

West End
Craster
Northumberland
NE66 3TS

Station phone number

01665 576050

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Kev Brown

Visitor contact phone number

01665 576503

News and media from Craster Lifeboat Station

Crater Lifeboat towing the casualty vessel back to Craster Harbour
Article Rescue
Craster Lifeboat assists boat with fouled propeller
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The yacht only meters from the beach
Article Rescue
Craster RNLI rescues 30ft yacht
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Article Sea safety
Craster RNLI pulls surf boarder from water
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Article Lifeboats
Craster RNLI assists pleasure boat
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?