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

6.22pm 28 August 2019
10.30am 26 August 2019
12.12am 21 August 2019
1.40pm 15 August 2019
4.30pm 29 July 2019
6.30pm 23 July 2019
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

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 15°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

Lifeboat rescues two people from drifting inflatable
Lifeboat at sea
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Lifeboat rescues two people from drifting inflatable
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Call to sinking vessel
A series of photographs from today's call out
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Call to sinking vessel
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Newbiggin RNLI call after distress flares sighted
Training from an earlier exercise
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Newbiggin RNLI call after distress flares sighted
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Newbiggin lifeboat launches to drifting inflatable
Location of the incident at Cresswell
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Newbiggin lifeboat launches to drifting inflatable
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