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

10.25pm 9 April 2021
10.15pm 1 April 2021
5.52pm 31 March 2021
4.56pm 30 March 2021
10.30am 30 March 2021
5.56pm 1 January 2021
12.37pm 19 December 2020
7.16am 15 November 2020
5.43pm 14 November 2020
4.38pm 13 November 2020
3.25pm 31 October 2020
3.19pm 30 September 2020
3.12pm 30 September 2020
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

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 6°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
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

News and media from Hunstanton Lifeboat Station

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Hunstanton RNLI aids cabin cruiser
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