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

7.23pm 27 March 2023
3.27pm 15 March 2023
7.52pm 9 March 2023
12.40am 29 December 2022
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

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246


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


Shop phone number

01736 351695

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Shows searchlights on casualty rescue
Article Rescue
Penlee RNLI volunteers assist in cliff rescue
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Article People
Penlee RNLI volunteer recognised in King’s New Year Honours
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Article Fundraising
RNLI volunteers recognised in King’s New Year Honours
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Article Fundraising
RNLI Penlee to host Reindeer Run on New Year’s Day to help save lives at sea
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