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

7.01pm 10 January 2021
1.04pm 15 December 2020
7.44am 7 December 2020
3.53pm 12 November 2020
3.53pm 12 November 2020
7.58pm 18 October 2020
6.29pm 18 October 2020
11.45am 20 September 2020
11.38am 20 September 2020
9.29am 19 September 2020
6.13pm 6 September 2020
6.18pm 31 August 2020
6.07pm 29 August 2020
5.53pm 29 August 2020
11.12am 25 August 2020
11.05am 25 August 2020
9.43am 25 August 2020
1.10pm 23 August 2020
7.18pm 7 August 2020
12.32pm 7 August 2020

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 9°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

Penarth Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
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

Visitor contact phone number

07835 719750

Shop hours

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

November 1-December 17
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Shop phone number

02920 711659

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