Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200 year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

5.25am 25 June 2022
9.10pm 17 June 2022
5.32pm 14 June 2022
3.50pm 13 June 2022
6.15pm 11 June 2022
12.13am 7 June 2022
3.04pm 3 June 2022
3.22pm 29 May 2022
3.31pm 22 May 2022
9.33pm 29 April 2022
11.59am 25 April 2022
11.59am 25 April 2022
5.00pm 19 April 2022
1.45am 15 April 2022
7.44pm 6 April 2022
2.50pm 27 March 2022
2.10pm 26 March 2022
4.26pm 15 March 2022
2.53pm 12 March 2022
5.27am 5 February 2022

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
Newlyn
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Patrick Harvey

Visitor contact phone number

01736 369246

Shop hours

Monday–Saturday

Shop phone number

01736 351695


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