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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

5.52pm 5 September 2023
1.51pm 24 August 2023
1.38pm 24 August 2023
5.05pm 18 August 2023
3.01pm 26 July 2023
4.25pm 13 July 2023
4.12pm 13 July 2023
6.42pm 12 July 2023
10.46pm 2 June 2023
11.16pm 5 May 2023
11.16pm 5 May 2023
7.10am 17 February 2023
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

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 16°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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News and media from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

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RNLI calls on new volunteers to join its fundraising crew in Co Down
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Gerry and Sean McConkey who volunteer at Newcastle RNLI
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Christmas on call for Newcastle RNLI father and son volunteers
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Newcastle RNLI launch Castlewellan festive 10K and 5K and one mile fun run
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Newcastle RNLI launches festive Castlewellan 10K and 5K and one mile fun run
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