RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

6.47pm 21 July 2021
6.55pm 20 July 2021
11.49am 25 June 2021
2.57pm 21 June 2021
1.18am 27 May 2021
12.03pm 23 April 2021
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

Today's weather

22°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 22°C
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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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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?