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

7.52pm 13 September 2017
7.51pm 13 September 2017
7.46pm 13 September 2017
11.45pm 27 August 2017
10.54am 28 July 2017
6.15am 4 July 2017
8.28pm 21 May 2017
8.25pm 21 May 2017
6.17pm 17 May 2017
5.29pm 3 May 2017
5.22pm 3 May 2017
12.39pm 30 April 2017
12.33pm 30 April 2017
6.29am 27 April 2017
7.09pm 6 March 2017
7.06pm 6 March 2017
1.22pm 2 March 2017
1.09pm 24 October 2016
1.09pm 24 October 2016
1.06pm 24 October 2016

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 11°C
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Next tide

Thu 21 Sep
Low: 5:03pm 0.3m
High: 11:18pm 2.7m
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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

An incredible £1200 donated to RNLI Longhope from Charlie Hepburn and family.
NLI Longhope Coxswain Kevin Kirkpatrick receives cheque from Daisy beside lifeboat
Article RNLI People
An incredible £1200 donated to RNLI Longhope from Charlie Hepburn and family.
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RNLI Longhope Lifeboat rescues vessel from imminent danger.
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat brings vessel safely alongside pier at Flotta
Article Rescues
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat rescues vessel from imminent danger.
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An incredible total of £715.00 raised at RNLI Longhope Lifeboat Open Day
RNLI Longhope lifeboat crew member winched from travelling lifeboat by UK Coastguard
Article Sea safety
An incredible total of £715.00 raised at RNLI Longhope Lifeboat Open Day
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RNLI Longhope Lifeboat rescues lone yachtsman.
RNLI Longhope lifeboat crew members retrieve unmanned yacht and return to Longhope
Article Rescues
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat rescues lone yachtsman.
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