Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat Station

Celebrating nearly 200 years as a lifeboat station, Great Yarmouth and Gorleston has been presented with 58 awards for outstanding rescues. The station carried out the first Medal award service by a Trent class lifeboat.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat Station

11.00am 23 February 2021
1.16am 30 November 2020
8.49pm 26 November 2020
8.14pm 24 November 2020
4.38pm 15 November 2020
10.06pm 9 November 2020
4.56am 3 November 2020
9.57pm 18 October 2020
11.23am 13 October 2020
1.05am 10 October 2020
4.04pm 21 September 2020
4.30pm 18 September 2020
5.11am 18 September 2020
1.08pm 15 September 2020
4.18pm 13 September 2020
8.06pm 5 September 2020
6.10pm 5 September 2020
4.39pm 5 September 2020
1.55am 2 September 2020
1.59am 31 August 2020

Today's weather

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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

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat Station
Riverside Road
NR31 6PU

Station phone number

01493 662508


Parking, disabled parrking, disabled access

Visiting times


Visitor contact

Mr Duffield

Visitor contact phone number

01493 622508

Shop hours



Hub hours


11:30am-3:30pm (weather permitting)

Shop phone number

07785 542791

News and media from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Six people - and Bella the Dalmation - airlifted from grounded cruiser
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Article Rescue
"One of the heaviest vessels we have towed"
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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?