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

2.35pm 25 May 2017
7.21am 13 May 2017
6.56pm 7 May 2017
4.43pm 7 May 2017
4.16pm 7 May 2017
3.31pm 4 May 2017
7.39am 3 May 2017
4.36pm 27 April 2017
11.56am 22 April 2017
11.54am 22 April 2017
2.30am 19 April 2017
2.00pm 13 April 2017
7.59pm 31 March 2017
3.07am 20 March 2017
8.48pm 27 February 2017
1.05pm 10 February 2017
3.42am 30 December 2016
8.43am 15 November 2016
12.08pm 7 November 2016
11.41am 31 October 2016

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C
Max: 19°C
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Next tide

Sat 27 May
High: 6:21am 5.7m
Low: 1:10pm 0.5m
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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

Connect with us

Website

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee RNLI volunteers help to recover casualty from beach at Porthleven
Article RNLI People
Penlee RNLI volunteers help to recover casualty from beach at Porthleven
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RNLI Penlee lifeboat launches in early hours to search for vessel in distress
Article Fishing Safety
RNLI Penlee lifeboat launches in early hours to search for vessel in distress
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Over £6,000 raised for the RNLI thanks to Cornish rugby star
Article Fundraising
Over £6,000 raised for the RNLI thanks to Cornish rugby star
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Back to back calls for RNLI Penlee
Article Lifeboats
Back to back calls for RNLI Penlee
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