RNLI Criccieth Lifeboat Station

Criccieth Lifeboat Station

Established in 1853, Criccieth Lifeboat Station is located on the northern shores of Cardigan Bay. It currently operates a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and an Arancia inshore rescue boat. The crews have been presented with nine awards for gallantry.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Criccieth Lifeboat Station

3.22pm 20 September 2020
9.22pm 18 September 2020
4.58pm 15 September 2020
4.44pm 15 September 2020
1.19pm 12 August 2020
1.19pm 12 August 2020
2.50pm 8 August 2020
2.44pm 8 August 2020
2.44pm 8 August 2020
9.57pm 9 May 2020
3.01pm 30 January 2020
2.40pm 30 January 2020
2.40pm 30 January 2020
12.15pm 2 January 2020
8.21pm 12 October 2019
2.40pm 5 October 2019
1.18pm 18 September 2019
1.18pm 18 September 2019
11.13am 18 September 2019
10.30am 31 August 2019

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 10°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

Criccieth Lifeboat Station
Lon Felin
LL52 0DN

Station phone number

01766 522810

Station email



Parking, disabled parking, disabled access  

Shop hours

1 March-Easter
Monday to Sunday 12pm-4pm

Easter-30 September
Monday to Sunday 11am-5pm

Summer holidays
Monday to Sunday 11am-8pm

September-31 October
Monday to Sunday 12pm-4pm

1 November-24 December

Opening hours will vary depending on volunteer availability.

Shop phone number

01766 523482

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News and media from Criccieth Lifeboat Station

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Criccieth RNLI Atlantic 85 Lifeboat, Doris Joan
Article Rescue
Two calls in one day for Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat Station
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Paul Filby at Criccieth
Article People
Former Criccieth RNLI Senior Helmsman retires
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Article Rescue
Criccieth RNLI Lifeboats launch following report of stranded walkers
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?