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

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

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
4.43pm 24 July 2020
4.36pm 24 July 2020
9.17am 13 February 2020
9.17am 13 February 2020
10.06pm 1 February 2020
10.11am 15 October 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 13°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

Article Sea safety
RNLI Longhope comes to the aid of fogbound divers
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All Weather Lifeboat Helen Comrie returning to Longhope
Article Rescue
RNLI Longhope to the rescue in Pentland Ferries power loss
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI Longhope called to assist Thurso volunteer crew in kayak rescue
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI Longhope launch to assist yacht at St Margarets Hope
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