RNLI Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

Situated on the north east coast of County Down, Donaghadee has had a lifeboat station since 1910 and the crews have been presented with three awards for gallantry. The station now operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

4.29pm 7 September 2020
10.13am 25 August 2020
8.06am 18 August 2020
2.45am 18 August 2020
10.19pm 3 August 2020
1.59pm 2 August 2020
8.04pm 27 July 2020
3.19pm 25 July 2020
7.23pm 21 July 2020
5.21pm 16 July 2020
9.31pm 13 July 2020
3.05pm 7 July 2020
1.50pm 25 June 2020
3.55pm 11 June 2020
11.50pm 8 June 2020
5.59pm 7 June 2020
11.34am 30 May 2020
2.32pm 6 May 2020
1.25pm 18 January 2020
7.47am 7 January 2020

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 11°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

Donaghadee Lifeboat Station
Donaghadee
Co. Down
BT21 0DG

Station phone number

028 9188 8556

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Shop

32 The Parade
Donaghadee
County Down
BT21 0DG

Shop opening hours

January–March
Weekends only. 

1 April–December 2019
Monday–Saturday
11.30am-4.30pm

Sundays
2pm-4:30pm

Shop phone number

028918888079

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