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

9.56am 15 August 2017
9.34am 15 July 2017
12.36pm 2 July 2017
4.25am 18 October 2016
12.01pm 18 August 2016
10.40am 26 July 2016
10.06am 28 June 2016

Today's weather

22°C Sunshine
Min: 13°C
Max: 22°C
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Next tide

Thu 17 Aug
Low: 6:28pm 1.6m
High: 12:37am 4.3m
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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 Launches to Drifting Fishing Boat
The casualty vessel off Cresswell
Article Rescues
Newbiggin Launches to Drifting Fishing Boat
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'Respect the Water' during busiest time of year at north of England coast
Article Sea safety
'Respect the Water' during busiest time of year at north of England coast
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Newbiggin Lifeboat Day 2017 Success
Newbiggin lifeboat moves up to the reef area to assist the casualty
Article Fundraising
Newbiggin Lifeboat Day 2017 Success
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Newbiggin Launches to Fishing Boat
Newbiggin with casualty in tow with wind mast in the background
Article Rescues
Newbiggin Launches to Fishing Boat
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