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

5.18pm 23 May 2018
9.31pm 19 May 2018
12.49pm 19 May 2018
12.54pm 18 May 2018
7.44am 15 May 2018
9.42pm 2 May 2018
1.21pm 30 April 2018
12.04pm 30 April 2018
9.31am 26 April 2018
7.48pm 13 April 2018
7.35pm 13 April 2018
1.05pm 20 March 2018
5.08pm 13 March 2018
6.55pm 17 February 2018
10.07am 16 February 2018
6.57am 9 February 2018
6.30pm 30 January 2018
6.29pm 30 January 2018
9.29am 24 January 2018
2.06pm 26 December 2017

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Fri 25 May
Low: 8.58am 0.4m
High: 2.44pm 1.5m
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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

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Article Heritage and history
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