Penarth Lifeboat Station

Penarth Lifeboat Station

Established in 1861 and covering part of the Bristol Channel, Penarth Lifeboat Station operates two inshore lifeboats, a B class Atlantic 85 and a D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penarth Lifeboat Station

5.59pm 20 April 2019
9.32am 7 April 2019
10.05pm 26 March 2019
6.39pm 24 March 2019
3.14pm 24 March 2019
2.55pm 24 March 2019
12.40am 23 March 2019
7.51am 21 March 2019
7.51am 21 March 2019
9.04pm 17 March 2019
4.24pm 22 February 2019
2.06pm 17 February 2019
2.39pm 2 February 2019
5.15pm 25 January 2019
2.27pm 31 December 2018
4.32pm 24 December 2018
4.32pm 24 December 2018
1.32pm 20 December 2018
2.47pm 16 December 2018
7.29pm 27 October 2018

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penarth Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
Penarth
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 3AU

Station phone number

02920 709099

Visiting times

Visits must be arranged in advance and availability depends on the operational needs of the station.

Visitor contact

Laurie Pavelin

Visitor contact email

laurie.pavelin@btinternet.com

Visitor contact phone number

07835 719750

Shop hours

Easter-October 31
Tuesday-Sunday
1.30pm-4.30pm daily
Bank holiday Mondays 
1.30pm-4.30pm

November 1-December 17
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
1.30pm-4.30pm

Shop phone number

02920 711659

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News and media from Penarth Lifeboat Station

Ski boat with six people onboard rescued by Penarth lifeboat
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Ski boat with six people onboard rescued by Penarth lifeboat
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Sunday shouts for Penarth RNLI volunteers
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Sunday shouts for Penarth RNLI volunteers
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Three sailors rescued after extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
Three sailors have been found off Flat Holm Island after an extensive search this morning (Thursday 21 March) involving five RNLI lifeboats and HM Coastguard 187 helicopter.
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Three sailors rescued after extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
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Three sailors rescued following extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
Minehead involved in extensive search for three fishermen, who were found off Flat Holm Island, after leaving their ship to head for Barry. The sailors had attempted to make their way back from Barry to Minehead on the RIB, but had got lost in foggy conditions in the channel.
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Three sailors rescued following extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
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