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 1996.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

5.39pm 17 September 2017
3.58pm 1 September 2017
1.17pm 28 August 2017
3.36pm 16 August 2017
10.57am 16 August 2017
9.30am 15 August 2017
9.21am 15 August 2017
6.04pm 1 August 2017
4.17pm 26 July 2017
4.16pm 26 July 2017
3.12pm 8 July 2017
8.23am 4 July 2017
11.43am 30 June 2017
12.44pm 16 June 2017
7.36pm 14 June 2017
5.50pm 3 June 2017
2.11pm 3 June 2017
2.16pm 16 May 2017
4.45pm 14 May 2017
4.38pm 14 May 2017

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C
Max: 13°C
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Next tide

Wed 20 Sep
Low: 6:48pm 0.8m
High: 1:16am 4.3m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Loch Ness Lifeboat Station
Temple Pier
Drumnadrochit
IV63 6XR

Station phone number

01456 450635

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits are welcomed but strictly by prior arrangement as the station, jetty and access road are on private land.

Visitor contact

Joanna Stebbings

Visitor contact phone number

01456 459157
07432 535443

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News and media from Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Loch Ness Lifeboat volunteers called out from Highland Games
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Loch Ness Lifeboat volunteers called out from Highland Games
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser with engine failure
Loch Ness RNLI assist a broken down motor cruiser, and take it under tow to Urquhart Harbour.
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser with engine failure
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser with fouled prop
Volunteer crew from Loch Ness RNLI rescue a vessel with a fouled propeller 3 miles north of Fort Augustus.
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser with fouled prop
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser aground south of Urquhart Castle
The lifeboat is tasked to a motor cruiser with engine failure, that had drifted and was stuck on rocks, and had sent a distress signal. The lifeboat ascertained that the people onboad were unharmed. A tow was rigged and the vessel was freed from the rocks, and taken under tow to Urquhart Harbour.
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Loch Ness RNLI assist motor cruiser aground south of Urquhart Castle
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