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

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

3.36pm 3 August 2021
3.40pm 30 July 2021
5.01pm 21 July 2021
11.55am 19 July 2021
2.05pm 18 July 2021
6.08pm 7 July 2021
4.33pm 27 June 2021
10.48am 27 June 2021
7.34pm 25 June 2021
7.26pm 13 June 2021
10.05pm 12 June 2021
10.05pm 12 June 2021
10.28am 11 June 2021
8.04pm 6 June 2021
1.18pm 6 June 2021
6.59pm 1 June 2021
2.30am 1 June 2021
2.35pm 24 May 2021
8.16am 29 April 2021
1.27am 22 April 2021

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246


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


Shop phone number

01736 351695

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News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Article Sea safety
Sennen Cove RNLI shop seek volunteers to join life-saving ‘family’
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Article Fundraising
Penlee Lifeboat Station volunteers honoured with RNLI long-service awards
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Sennen Cove's Tamar class Lifeboat 'City of London III' returing to Sennen Cove
Article Rescue
Sennen Cove lifeboat launches to assist surfer
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Article Heritage
Old and rusty RNLI collection box brought to life
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