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

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
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

14°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Fri 25 May
High: 1.15pm 1.4m
Low: 7.51pm 0.3m
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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

Coastal deaths 2017: RNLI says ‘floating’ saves lives
Article Beach safety
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Newbiggin Ladies Fundraising Team held a successful May Day weekend fundraiser where over £600 was raised.
Article Fundraising
Newbiggin May Day Success
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Newbiggin Launch to Drifting Jet Ski
One of the images from tonight showing the latter part of the rescue.
Article Rescues
Newbiggin Launch to Drifting Jet Ski
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Article Fundraising
Newbiggin Golf Club Lifeboat Day Celebrates 30 Years of Fundraising
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