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

7.25pm 13 July 2019
7.59pm 2 July 2019
12.49am 24 June 2019
11.04pm 22 June 2019
6.30pm 19 June 2019
3.21pm 15 June 2019
10.20am 9 June 2019
10.15am 9 June 2019
3.03pm 2 June 2019
3.03pm 2 June 2019
2.58pm 2 June 2019
10.50am 27 May 2019
4.11pm 26 May 2019
1.25pm 26 May 2019
5.40pm 19 May 2019
12.54pm 14 May 2019
4.31pm 22 April 2019
1.19pm 19 April 2019
6.21pm 1 March 2019
3.39pm 3 February 2019

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 17°C Max: 20°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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

Row, Row, Row Your Boat - RNLI volunteer crews in Norfolk receive Easter treats
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Row, Row, Row Your Boat - RNLI volunteer crews in Norfolk receive Easter treats
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Hunstanton RNLI hovercraft rescues 11 people
Hovercraft requested to launch to assist 11 people cut off by the tide at Brancaster wreck including a young child in a pushchair.
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Hunstanton RNLI hovercraft rescues 11 people
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Hunstanton RNLI assist kite surfer in difficulties off Old Hunstanton
Reports came in from a member of the public that a kite surfer was believed to be difficulties of  Old Hunstanton and so he was observed from the station and it was apparent that he was unable to get in under his own power and the wind and tide was taking him off into the north sea. The crew phoned Humber CG and asked for the crew to be paged. The Lifeboat quickly located the casualty who was fit and well but had a problem with his equipment and unable to power up his kite. The Kite was made safe and the causality was brought aboard and all returned to station safe and well
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Hunstanton RNLI assist kite surfer in difficulties off Old Hunstanton
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Hunstanton RNLI assist 3 teenage girls
Hunstanton Lifeboat Assisted 3 teenage girls who were struggling off brancaster in their inflatable kayak
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Hunstanton RNLI assist 3 teenage girls
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