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

5.24pm 9 January 2018
2.38pm 20 August 2017
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

3°C Rain
Min: 1°C
Max: 3°C
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Next tide

Tue 16 Jan
High: 3:12pm 1.5m
Low: 9:37pm 0.4m
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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 Training Exercise with Coastguard
A series of photographs showing the joint exercise with the lifeboat along with Newbiggin and Blyth Coastguard rescue teams
Article Crew training
Newbiggin Training Exercise with Coastguard
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Newbiggin Launch for Missing Person
Newbiggin Lifeboat
Article Rescues
Newbiggin Launch for Missing Person
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Christmas Lights donation for the RNLI
Mark and his wife presenting the cheque to the Newbiggin volunteers
Article Fundraising
Christmas Lights donation for the RNLI
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Newbiggin Boxing Day Dip 2017
A series of images taken at this year's Boxing Day Dip
Article Beach safety
Newbiggin Boxing Day Dip 2017
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