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RNLI Hunstanton Lifeboat Station

Hunstanton Lifeboat Station

Hunstanton Lifeboat Station has seen several different types of rescue craft during its history. It saw the RNLI’s first motor tractor and today it operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and one of only four inshore rescue hovercraft.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hunstanton Lifeboat Station

7.23pm 17 May 2022
4.22pm 9 May 2022
11.06am 22 April 2022
5.39pm 17 April 2022
2.13pm 14 April 2022
2.01pm 2 January 2022
5.13pm 22 December 2021
1.50pm 2 November 2021
10.27am 25 October 2021
10.16am 25 October 2021
6.43pm 17 October 2021
7.24pm 8 October 2021
7.00pm 6 October 2021
2.49pm 3 October 2021
12.26pm 2 October 2021
4.45pm 12 September 2021
4.28pm 9 September 2021
2.07pm 15 August 2021
2.01pm 15 August 2021
8.33am 14 August 2021

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 15°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Hunstanton Lifeboat Station
Sea Lane
Old Hunstanton
PE36 6JN

Station phone number

01485 532597


No parking at station
Paid Parking nearby
Limited disabled access

Visiting times

Mon-Fri 10-4pm
Sat by appointment
Sun 9-12pm (including station exercise)
Booking required for all group visits 

Sun 9-12pm (including station exercise)
Weather permitting
All other days by appointment

Shop hours

Mon-Sun 10-4pm

Sat & Sun
Weather permitting 

Shop phone number

01485 535758

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