Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat since 1874 and the crews have been honoured with 26 awards for gallantry. The station has also witnessed tragedy when eight crew members lost their lives while saving others at sea in 1969.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Longhope Lifeboat Station

6.16pm 9 August 2022
2.49pm 1 August 2022
12.56pm 27 July 2022
2.14pm 5 July 2022
9.44am 15 March 2022
3.52pm 12 March 2022
2.55pm 15 September 2021
3.32pm 7 September 2021
7.54am 31 August 2021
7.06pm 25 August 2021
7.06pm 25 August 2021
4.17pm 25 July 2021
11.57pm 14 July 2021
8.38pm 13 July 2021
2.55pm 27 June 2021
9.59am 29 April 2021
11.25am 31 March 2021
1.35pm 21 February 2021
11.21am 28 October 2020
12.23am 29 September 2020

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 9°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Longhope Lifeboat Station
Longhope Pier
KW16 3PG

Station phone number

01856 701333


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop phone number

01856 701333

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