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

12.35am 16 November 2022
8.29pm 31 October 2022
12.20pm 30 September 2022
6.44pm 25 September 2022
8.50am 25 September 2022
12.03am 20 September 2022
12.31pm 18 September 2022
3.06pm 14 September 2022
6.52pm 8 September 2022
5.06am 8 September 2022
2.46pm 7 September 2022
9.12am 7 September 2022
2.56pm 5 September 2022
2.54pm 5 September 2022
4.37pm 4 September 2022
7.18pm 2 September 2022
6.13pm 2 September 2022
11.57pm 1 September 2022
11.57pm 1 September 2022
8.41pm 1 September 2022

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 12°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


News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
RNLI Penlee to host Reindeer Run on New Year’s Day to help save lives at sea
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Article Lifeboats
Safe return for Penlee Lifeboat after difficult shout
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Article Events
RNLI to host two open water swimming events in September
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Article Sea safety
Early morning launch for the crew of The Lizard lifeboat
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