Hoylake Lifeboat Station

Established in 1803, Hoylake is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the UK, although its boathouse and Shannon class lifeboat are state-of-the-art. It covers Liverpool Bay and the approaches to the River Mersey and River Dee.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hoylake Lifeboat Station

1.25pm 22 November 2020
12.21pm 21 November 2020
11.32am 19 November 2020
5.28am 15 November 2020
12.46pm 14 November 2020
11.45pm 10 November 2020
10.04am 9 November 2020
10.24pm 6 November 2020
4.17pm 3 November 2020
4.17pm 3 November 2020
12.44pm 20 October 2020
10.29am 20 October 2020
11.14am 18 October 2020
2.37pm 11 October 2020
7.12pm 29 September 2020
7.07pm 3 September 2020
2.23pm 29 August 2020
5.35am 29 August 2020
5.13pm 28 August 2020
3.35am 26 August 2020

Today's weather

13°C Overcast
Min: 11°C Max: 13°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

Hoylake Lifeboat Station
North Parade
CH47 3AL

Station phone number

0151 632 2103


Disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-3pm

Sunday 10am-3pm

Visitor contact

Brian Jordan

Visitor contact phone number

07786 737 671

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News and media from Hoylake Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Hoylake RNLI hovercraft and Coastguard rescue man from water in Leasowe Bay
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Article Lifeboats
Hoylake RNLI lifeboat volunteers rescue paddle boarders drifting out to sea
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Article Sea safety
Hoylake RNLI volunteers spend the night at sea in multi-agency search
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Article Rescue
Five RNLI lifeboats in all-night search following activation of distress beacon
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?