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

5.48pm 22 September 2020
5.39pm 20 August 2020
4.34pm 18 August 2020
2.06pm 17 August 2020
4.15pm 15 August 2020
6.13pm 7 August 2020
1.02pm 7 August 2020
1.20pm 1 August 2020
10.35am 31 July 2020
4.21pm 29 July 2020
6.12pm 23 July 2020
4.28pm 22 July 2020
12.42am 8 July 2020
4.22pm 25 June 2020
5.35pm 24 June 2020
3.42pm 24 June 2020
2.20pm 24 June 2020
5.08pm 23 June 2020
5.05pm 30 May 2020
4.55pm 30 May 2020

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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

Hunstanton Lifeboat Station
Sea Lane
Old Hunstanton
Norfolk
PE36 6JN

Station phone number

01485 532597

Accessibility

No parking at station
Paid Parking nearby
Limited disabled access

Visiting times

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

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

Visitor contact

Jon Butler
Lifeboat Visits Officer 

Visitor contact phone number

07840 375984

Shop hours

Summer
Easter-Oct
Mon-Sun 10-4pm

Winter
Sat & Sun
10-4pm
Weather permitting 

Shop phone number

01485 535758

News and media from Hunstanton Lifeboat Station

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