RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

3.22pm 13 January 2022
1.48pm 12 January 2022
9.31am 20 December 2021
5.30am 20 December 2021
12.29pm 4 December 2021
7.52pm 21 November 2021
4.17pm 20 November 2021
7.52pm 27 October 2021
7.32pm 27 October 2021
4.43am 20 October 2021
2.57am 17 October 2021
5.26am 14 October 2021
10.51pm 4 October 2021
3.55pm 27 September 2021
1.47pm 16 September 2021
7.00pm 7 September 2021
3.55pm 5 September 2021
2.29pm 3 September 2021
5.51pm 26 August 2021
12.16pm 25 August 2021

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 12°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 People
Penlee RNLI welcomes new Lifeboat Operations Manager
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Article Rescue
Sennen Cove and Penlee RNLI volunteers search for yacht
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Article Events
Penlee RNLI mark 40 years since the loss of the Solomon Browne
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