RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

10.45am 21 December 2021
6.06pm 16 September 2021
6.06pm 16 September 2021
2.39pm 10 September 2021
2.02pm 10 September 2021
11.07am 8 September 2021
6.49am 5 September 2021
6.44am 5 September 2021
12.50pm 12 August 2021
9.19pm 16 July 2021
9.19pm 16 July 2021
9.19pm 16 July 2021
7.05pm 16 July 2021
6.59pm 16 July 2021
12.46pm 16 July 2021
2.45am 16 July 2021
4.34pm 12 June 2021
4.30pm 12 June 2021
4.30pm 12 June 2021
11.13pm 10 June 2021

Today's weather

6°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 6°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


Shop hours

It is a mobile shop, available on request 

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News and media from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

'Leonard Kent' during its time at Margate lifeboat station (RNLI Margate)
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A new career for Margate’s former Mersey class lifeboat
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Portaferry and Newcastle RNLI involved in rescue of man from sinking vessel
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Portaferry RNLI comes to the aid of two men on vessel in danger of sinking
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