Horton and Port Eynon RNLI Lifeboat Station

Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station

Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station houses a D class lifeboat, which operates from the southern coast of the picturesque Gower peninsula. The crews have been presented with five awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station

4.16pm 16 September 2018
7.33pm 11 September 2018
1.53pm 7 September 2018
1.53pm 7 September 2018
1.39pm 23 August 2018
10.54am 20 August 2018
5.12pm 13 August 2018
4.36pm 13 August 2018
4.06pm 12 August 2018
4.47pm 10 August 2018
6.32pm 3 August 2018
1.16pm 1 August 2018
10.58am 14 July 2018
3.40pm 27 June 2018
10.57am 16 June 2018
5.10pm 15 June 2018
7.56pm 12 June 2018
9.37am 3 June 2018
4.45pm 20 May 2018
8.17pm 6 May 2018

Today's weather

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

Station address

Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station
Horton
West Glamorgan
SA3 1LB

Station phone number

01792 390424

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

Sunday 10am-12pm

Visitor contact

Steve Davies

Visitor contact phone number

01792 422752

07890 591777

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News and media from Horton and Port Eynon Lifeboat Station

Horton and Port Eynon RNLI called out to reports of paddleboarder in difficulty
The lifeboat was tasked to reports of a paddleboarder in difficulty off Great Tor.  On arriving on scene, the crew saw a number of paddleboarders and surfers, but none in apparent difficulty.  They performed a shoreline search between Three Cliffs and Oxwich, while Oxwich Coastguard team tried to make contact with the paddleboarders as they came ashore.  All were ok, and the lifeboat returned to station.
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Horton and Port Eynon RNLI called out to reports of paddleboarder in difficulty
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Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat volunteers assist kayakers near Foxhole
On Thursday afternoon Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat was launched to assist two kayakers near Foxhole. The father and son had been attempting to paddle back to Oxwich. However, the wind was increasing and they were unable to make headway against the wind and tide. The pair sought shelter in the small cove and called the Coastguard for help. They were taken aboard the lifeboat and transported back to Oxwich slipway.
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Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat volunteers assist kayakers near Foxhole
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Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat assists in medical evacuation from Pobbles beach
Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat was launched to assist with a medical evacuation of a casualty with a leg injury from Pobbles beach.  Mumbles Coastguard requested assistance because they were unable to get a vehicle on to the beach.  The casualty was transferred by lifeboat to the slipway at Oxwich.
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Horton and Port Eynon lifeboat assists in medical evacuation from Pobbles beach
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Horton and Port Eynon RNLI’s new inshore D class lifeboat named Barbara Jane
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Horton and Port Eynon RNLI’s new inshore D class lifeboat named Barbara Jane
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