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

2.36pm 13 January 2019
2.31pm 13 January 2019
2.31pm 13 January 2019
3.12pm 10 January 2019
1.51pm 10 January 2019
5.12pm 7 January 2019
5.12pm 7 January 2019
5.06pm 7 January 2019
1.02pm 4 January 2019
1.41pm 1 January 2019
2.41pm 27 December 2018
1.56pm 27 December 2018
4.07pm 26 December 2018
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

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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

Two rescues in one for Penlee volunteers
Lifeboat, fishing vessel
Article Lifeboats
Two rescues in one for Penlee volunteers
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South west RNLI volunteers remain on call this festive period
D class inshore lifeboat
Article People
South west RNLI volunteers remain on call this festive period
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Penlee lifeboat station - timelapse of timber frame being erected
Timelapse footage of the timber frame for the new Penlee lifeboat station being erected over 3 weeks.
Footage shows the glulam frame being erected and bolted to concrete slab, the internal first floor being laid, scaffolding built around the western elevation and the external timber infill panels ( which were pre-fabbed off site) lifted into position.
Video Heritage
Penlee lifeboat station - timelapse of timber frame being erected
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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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