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

9.52am 24 August 2020
9.18am 14 July 2020
10.36am 13 July 2020
9.56am 13 July 2020
4.24pm 26 June 2020
1.40am 26 June 2020
1.40am 26 June 2020
1.34am 26 June 2020
10.44pm 18 June 2020
1.28pm 18 June 2020
1.28pm 18 June 2020
1.28pm 18 June 2020
2.37pm 28 May 2020
2.37pm 28 May 2020
11.17pm 26 February 2020
11.17pm 26 February 2020
2.08pm 13 February 2020
1.50am 6 February 2020
1.50am 6 February 2020
1.23pm 16 January 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Newcastle Lifeboat Station
South Promanade
Newcastle
Co. Down
BT33 0EX

Station phone number

028 4372 5138

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

10am-4pm 

Visitor contact phone number

07826 531 831 

Visitor contact email

newcastle@rnli.org.uk

Shop hours

It is a mobile shop, available on request 

News and media from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Article People
Newcastle RNLI seeks new volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
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Article Lifeboats
Newcastle RNLI respond to two call outs in 24 hours to bring three to safety
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Article Lifeboats
Newcastle and Portaferry RNLI help drifting fishing vessel with five onboard
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Article People
Newcastle RNLI pays tribute to long-serving lifeboat volunteer on his passing
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