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

10.36pm 16 July 2019
10.36pm 16 July 2019
3.55pm 16 July 2019
3.32pm 16 July 2019
5.31pm 2 July 2019
5.31pm 2 July 2019
5.30pm 28 June 2019
4.45pm 28 June 2019
12.55pm 28 June 2019
12.50pm 28 June 2019
11.00am 12 June 2019
9.12pm 21 May 2019
11.53am 16 May 2019
12.19pm 15 May 2019
7.15pm 23 April 2019
7.15pm 23 April 2019
7.15pm 23 April 2019
5.57pm 19 April 2019
11.45am 17 April 2019
2.40pm 12 April 2019

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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 and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats launch to fishing vessel on fire
The scene of the fire from the Penlee lifeboat
Article Fishing Safety
Penlee and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats launch to fishing vessel on fire
Read more
Penlee RNLI are given the keys to their new lifeboat station
Article Heritage
Penlee RNLI are given the keys to their new lifeboat station
Read more
West Cornwall RNLI work together during joint rescue exercise in Mounts Bay
Article Rescue
West Cornwall RNLI work together during joint rescue exercise in Mounts Bay
Read more
Penlee RNLI assist single-handed sailor on 6 April 2019
On 6 April 2019, both Penlee RNLI lifeboats launched to assist a single-handed sailor requiring assistance.
Video Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI assist single-handed sailor on 6 April 2019
Read more