Kirkcudbright Lifeboat Station

Established in 1862, Kirkcudbright has provided search and rescue coverage from Southerness Point to Scares Rocks in Solway Firth. Today, the station operates an inshore B class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kirkcudbright Lifeboat Station

9.22pm 15 October 2020
7.26pm 18 August 2020
5.52pm 13 August 2020
6.30pm 27 July 2020
5.04pm 10 July 2020
12.22pm 5 July 2020
1.19pm 26 May 2020
5.20pm 25 April 2020
6.49pm 27 December 2019
5.17pm 10 November 2019
5.17pm 10 November 2019
1.20pm 29 October 2019
6.09pm 7 October 2019
4.10pm 16 September 2019
11.52am 13 August 2019
3.00pm 6 July 2019
4.10pm 18 June 2019
4.06pm 18 June 2019
2.55pm 14 June 2019
3.05am 4 May 2019

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 12°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

Kirkcudbright Lifeboat Station
Dee Road
Kirkcudbright
DG6 4XQ,

Station phone number

Crew room
01557 332306

Boathouse
01557 330425

Visiting times

Sunday 10am-12pm

Visitor contact

John Collins

Visitor contact phone number

01557 331475

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News and media from Kirkcudbright Lifeboat Station

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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?