Newquay Lifeboat Station

Newquay Lifeboat Station

Newquay Lifeboat Station operated an all-weather lifeboat for nearly 80 years until it closed in 1945. The station re-opened again in 1965. The crews have received several awards for gallantry and now operate two inshore lifeboats.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newquay Lifeboat Station

7.14pm 9 June 2021
5.59pm 7 June 2021
5.59pm 7 June 2021
1.05pm 2 June 2021
1.05pm 2 June 2021
7.18am 1 June 2021
5.09pm 14 May 2021
5.09pm 14 May 2021
7.56pm 28 April 2021
7.39pm 28 April 2021
11.03pm 23 April 2021
1.07pm 23 April 2021
1.07pm 23 April 2021
6.22pm 16 April 2021
6.22pm 16 April 2021
9.13am 8 March 2021
8.54am 4 March 2021
5.23pm 1 March 2021
2.21pm 27 February 2021
2.21pm 27 February 2021

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 19°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

Newquay Lifeboat Station
Newquay Harbour
South Quay Hill
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 1HR

Station phone number

01637 873846

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

May–September
9am–5pm

Visitor contact

John Warbutton (Visits Officer)

Visitor contact phone number

07841 472542

Shop hours

April - October
Monday - Sunday 10am-4pm

November - December
Weekends only 10am - 4pm

Shop phone number

01637 852496

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News and media from Newquay Lifeboat Station

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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?