Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Situated on the northern shore of the iconic Loch Ness, lifeboat station volunteers operate in a unique, inland environment. Loch Ness Lifeboat Station was established in 2008.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

3.23pm 2 September 2020
3.16pm 2 September 2020
7.37pm 1 September 2020
2.24pm 1 September 2020
10.10pm 13 August 2020
4.11pm 8 August 2020
2.20pm 7 August 2020
1.50pm 1 August 2020
11.38am 31 July 2020
11.26am 29 July 2020
4.24pm 26 July 2020
1.32pm 26 July 2020
6.27pm 9 July 2020
5.01pm 26 October 2019
4.08pm 4 September 2019
8.07pm 29 August 2019
12.21pm 23 August 2019
5.19pm 19 August 2019
5.06pm 19 August 2019
5.06pm 19 August 2019

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 2°C Max: 10°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

Loch Ness Lifeboat Station
Urquhart Bay Harbour
Drumnadrochit
IV63 6XR

Station phone number

01456 450 355

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits are welcomed but strictly by prior appointment.  Please email loch-ness@rnli.org.uk to arrange a visit. 

Visitor contact

Joanna Stebbings 

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