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

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

11.31am 16 January 2022
1.10pm 15 January 2022
11.38am 15 December 2021
5.28pm 14 December 2021
8.05pm 24 November 2021
12.46pm 6 November 2021
12.45pm 6 November 2021
11.38pm 30 October 2021
4.17pm 22 October 2021
4.17pm 22 October 2021
12.26pm 6 October 2021
12.24pm 6 October 2021
10.05am 20 September 2021
4.40am 17 September 2021
4.39am 17 September 2021
4.39am 17 September 2021
3.31pm 14 September 2021
3.31pm 14 September 2021
10.11am 8 September 2021
12.11pm 29 August 2021

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Newquay Lifeboat Station
Newquay Harbour
South Quay Hill

Station phone number

01637 873846


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times


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

Newquay RNLI volunteer James Coombes, wearing lifeboat kit in front of the lifeboat station, shakes hands with RNLI Assessor Trainer, Carl Beardmore, after qualifying as lifeboat crew.
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Newquay RNLI recruit qualifies as lifeboat crew
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Mike in his graduation cap and gown at Plymouth Hoe, with his dad and fellow Newquay RNLI volunteer, Wayne Martin.
Article People
Newquay RNLI volunteer graduates as qualified paramedic
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Article Lifeguards
RNLI lifeguards rescue man from powerful rip at Mawgan Porth
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Orca and D-class transferring kayak
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Kayaker rescued by off-duty Newquay RNLI volunteer
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