Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Established in 1825, Newcastle Lifeboat Station operates an all-weather Mersey class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have been awarded thirty medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

9.34am 9 November 2022
2.17pm 7 November 2022
6.24am 5 August 2022
6.24am 5 August 2022
6.16am 5 August 2022
6.16am 5 August 2022
9.40pm 4 August 2022
9.22am 3 August 2022
3.45pm 2 August 2022
5.57pm 30 July 2022
12.35pm 28 July 2022
11.52am 18 July 2022
11.42am 18 July 2022
2.46pm 7 July 2022
7.16am 26 June 2022
6.06pm 4 June 2022
7.14am 4 June 2022
9.46pm 24 May 2022
9.46pm 24 May 2022
3.06am 18 May 2022

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Newcastle Lifeboat Station
South Promanade
Co. Down
BT33 0EX

Station phone number

028 4372 5138


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


Visitor contact email

[email protected]

Shop hours

It is a mobile shop, available on request 

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