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

12.44pm 2 July 2019
1.35am 24 June 2019
12.10pm 15 June 2019
6.36am 25 May 2019
12.59pm 13 May 2019
3.54pm 14 February 2019
6.29pm 6 February 2019
3.11pm 27 September 2018
4.07am 27 July 2018
5.12pm 26 July 2018
1.43pm 26 July 2018
3.08pm 14 July 2018
2.23pm 10 July 2018
7.33pm 12 June 2018
12.11am 27 May 2018
8.16pm 5 May 2018
5.40pm 15 April 2018
5.24pm 9 January 2018
2.38pm 20 August 2017
9.56am 15 August 2017

Today's weather

21°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 21°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

Newbiggin Lifeboat Day 2019
A selection of images from the 2018 Lifeboat Day event.
Article Fundraising
Newbiggin Lifeboat Day 2019
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Get on board and volunteer with Newbiggin RNLI
Newbiggin lifeboat at sea
Article Lifeboats
Get on board and volunteer with Newbiggin RNLI
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Newbiggin D Day Memorial Commemoration
A series of photographs from today's event
Article Fundraising
Newbiggin D Day Memorial Commemoration
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Early morning launch to drifting fishing boat
View from lifeboat looking at casualty
Article Rescue
Early morning launch to drifting fishing boat
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