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

12.06pm 28 November 2018
12.22am 22 November 2018
12.22pm 26 October 2018
5.22am 30 September 2018
10.12pm 29 September 2018
10.03pm 29 September 2018
8.07am 27 September 2018
10.11am 19 September 2018
10.11am 19 September 2018
1.57pm 7 September 2018
10.23pm 6 September 2018
8.08pm 27 August 2018
6.58am 26 August 2018
6.57am 26 August 2018
6.57pm 24 August 2018
6.54pm 24 August 2018
7.34pm 21 August 2018
1.23pm 21 August 2018
3.27pm 18 August 2018
7.59pm 16 August 2018

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 9°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

Connect with us

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News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee RNLI lifeboat station begins to take shape as the timber frame is erected
Article Heritage
Penlee RNLI lifeboat station begins to take shape as the timber frame is erected
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RNLI Pin Ups Help Make Photographic History
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RNLI Pin Ups Help Make Photographic History
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Penlee RNLI rescue swimmer from very rough sea conditions off Penzance
Article Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI rescue swimmer from very rough sea conditions off Penzance
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Penlee RNLI rescues swimmer in poor weather
Video Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI rescues swimmer in poor weather
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