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

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
6.27pm 20 August 2020
7.42pm 19 August 2020
1.25pm 19 August 2020
6.56pm 15 August 2020
11.47pm 14 August 2020
3.13pm 12 August 2020
9.46am 10 August 2020
6.50am 10 August 2020
4.27pm 9 August 2020
7.26am 8 August 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 14°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
Gorleston
Norfolk
NR31 6PU

Station phone number

01493 662508

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parrking, disabled access

Visiting times

March-November
Monday-Sunday
10am-4pm

Visitor contact

Mr Duffield

Visitor contact phone number

01493 622508

Shop hours

Monday–Sunday

10:30am-4pm

Hub hours

Monday-Sunday

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

Shop phone number

07785 542791

News and media from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboat Station

Six people - and Bella the Dalmation - airlifted from grounded cruiser
Article Rescue
Six people - and Bella the Dalmation - airlifted from grounded cruiser
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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston paged to local fishing boat with engine failure
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Article Rescue
Great Yarmouth and Gorleston paged to local fishing boat with engine failure
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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboats see a spike in callouts during lockdown
Article Sea safety
Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Lifeboats see a spike in callouts during lockdown
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"One of the heaviest vessels we have towed"
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Article Rescue
"One of the heaviest vessels we have towed"
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