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

10.47am 28 December 2018
2.16am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.12am 4 November 2018
7.53pm 26 September 2018
1.12pm 16 September 2018
6.22am 4 August 2018
8.49pm 25 July 2018
1.00pm 18 July 2018
6.48pm 17 March 2018
10.27am 9 March 2018
8.58pm 12 January 2018
4.35pm 6 October 2017
7.52pm 13 September 2017
7.51pm 13 September 2017
7.46pm 13 September 2017
11.45pm 27 August 2017

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Longhope Lifeboat Station
Longhope Pier
Longhope
Orkney
KW16 3PG

Station phone number

01856 701333

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop phone number

01856 701333

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News and media from Longhope Lifeboat Station

Last day of the year call out for RNLI Longhope
RNLI Longhope lifeboat arriving at pier with rescued vessel
Article Rescue
Last day of the year call out for RNLI Longhope
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Second call out today for RNLI Longhope.
RNLI Longhope lifeboat escorting the vessels in tow back to Longhope pier
Article Rescue
Second call out today for RNLI Longhope.
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RNLI Longhope lifeboat rescues person from grounded vessel.
Teenagers in inflatable
Article Rescue
RNLI Longhope lifeboat rescues person from grounded vessel.
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All I Want for Christmas is…an RNLI Pager!
Kieran Fairbairn from Dunbar
Article People
All I Want for Christmas is…an RNLI Pager!
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