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

Newbiggin Lifeboat Station

Newbiggin Lifeboat Station

Newbiggin Lifeboat Station, the oldest operational lifeboat boathouse in the United Kingdom, dates back to 1851. The crews have been presented with 16 awards for gallantry, and today the station operates an Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newbiggin Lifeboat Station

3.56pm 31 August 2021
2.37pm 23 August 2021
1.30pm 22 August 2021
12.59pm 8 August 2021
8.45pm 10 July 2021
5.18pm 9 July 2021
7.26pm 13 June 2021
3.55pm 5 June 2021
4.28pm 6 December 2020
12.59pm 4 October 2020
12.55pm 12 September 2020
2.15am 21 August 2020
12.32pm 7 August 2020
11.57am 30 July 2020
4.08am 25 July 2020
10.16am 6 July 2020
10.16am 6 July 2020
9.06pm 4 July 2020
3.39pm 27 June 2020
1.57pm 29 April 2020

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Newbiggin Lifeboat Station
Old Sandridge
Newbiggin Bay
Newbiggin
NE64 6DU

Station phone number

01670 817320

Visitor contact

Stan Green

Visitor contact phone number

01670 817320

Visiting times

Sundays
10am-1pm

Shop hours

Sundays
10am-1pm

Shop phone number

01670 817320

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News and media from Newbiggin Lifeboat Station

A view of some of the local fishing boats
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Newbiggin launches to drifting fishing boat
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Lifeboat at sea
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Newbiggin called to swimmers
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Cambois Bay when the tide is out looking north to Newbiggin
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Rapid response to person in the water
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Lifeboat at sea
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Newbiggin called to persons in the water
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