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

8.05pm 14 August 2022
12.56pm 12 August 2022
10.45pm 29 July 2022
7.11pm 17 July 2022
6.57pm 17 July 2022
3.19pm 17 July 2022
5.08pm 14 July 2022
1.01pm 10 July 2022
2.13pm 9 July 2022
2.36pm 7 July 2022
8.56pm 6 July 2022
4.25pm 3 July 2022
3.55pm 3 July 2022
3.35pm 3 July 2022
3.30pm 3 July 2022
3.36pm 27 June 2022
3.32pm 27 June 2022
5.25am 25 June 2022
9.10pm 17 June 2022
5.32pm 14 June 2022

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 17°C Max: 19°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 Sea safety
Early morning launch for the crew of The Lizard lifeboat
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Elite Marine Services duo tackle Coast to Coast challenge for the RNLI
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Article Sea safety
HRH The Duke of Kent meets RNLI volunteers at Penlee lifeboat station
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Article Events
New Cornish cycling event to raise funds for RNLI
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