Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk, and the crews have received 45 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

4.05pm 20 September 2023
11.54am 14 September 2023
3.23pm 8 September 2023
10.32am 5 September 2023
7.56pm 2 September 2023
3.40pm 2 September 2023
12.40pm 30 August 2023
2.13pm 25 August 2023
2.01pm 19 August 2023
10.25am 15 August 2023
7.14pm 13 August 2023
2.42pm 7 August 2023
8.40pm 2 August 2023
12.32am 2 August 2023
11.17am 31 July 2023
7.42pm 16 July 2023
7.54am 15 July 2023
6.52pm 10 July 2023
8.47pm 2 July 2023
6.00pm 28 June 2023

Today's weather

22°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C Max: 22°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station
c/o Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club
South Pier
Royal Plain
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757


Pedestrian access to view the Lowestoft Lifeboat from the quayside is available to the public. There is parking available at nearby public seafront car parks.

Shop open hours

Every day 10.30am to 2.30pm (subject to volunteers)

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

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