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

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
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

Today's weather

6°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C
Max: 6°C
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Next tide

Sat 24 Feb
Low: 9:28am 0.3m
High: 4:06pm 0.6m
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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

RNLI Longhope involved in unusual search that generated international interest
Camera found on shore of Süderoog after 500 mile across North Sea
Article International
RNLI Longhope involved in unusual search that generated international interest
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RNLI Longhope Lifeboat receives amazing and very special donation of £2781.21
Nicola Budge and her four children with cheque of £2781.21 at lifeboat station
Article RNLI People
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat receives amazing and very special donation of £2781.21
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Longhope RNLI Lifeboat takes part in search for diver at Scapa Flow.
RNLI Longhope Lifeboat heading out to Scapa Flow.
Article Lifeboats
Longhope RNLI Lifeboat takes part in search for diver at Scapa Flow.
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Orkney Deaf Children's Society visit RNLI Longhope Lifeboat station.
Orkney Deaf Children's Society visit RNLI Longhope Lifeboat, waving and saluting from the stern deck.
Article Beach safety
Orkney Deaf Children's Society visit RNLI Longhope Lifeboat station.
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