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

12.23pm 18 July 2017
9.59pm 9 July 2017
2.54pm 6 July 2017
2.39pm 6 July 2017
9.09am 18 June 2017
4.14pm 17 June 2017
9.00am 16 June 2017
11.39am 15 June 2017
5.19pm 9 June 2017
12.21pm 28 May 2017
2.35pm 25 May 2017
7.21am 13 May 2017
6.56pm 7 May 2017
4.43pm 7 May 2017
4.16pm 7 May 2017
3.31pm 4 May 2017
7.39am 3 May 2017
4.36pm 27 April 2017
11.56am 22 April 2017
11.54am 22 April 2017

Today's weather

21°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C
Max: 21°C
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Next tide

Tue 25 Jul
High: 6:42am 5.5m
Low: 1:31pm 0.6m
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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

Website

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

RNLI Penlee volunteers to welcome last living survivor of Spanish shipwreck
Article Events
RNLI Penlee volunteers to welcome last living survivor of Spanish shipwreck
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Penlee RNLI responds to 11 call outs in one week, including false distress call
The Penlee volunteer crew have responded to 11 incidents in one week.
Article Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI responds to 11 call outs in one week, including false distress call
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Penlee RNLI rescue walker cut off by rising tide
Article Rescues
Penlee RNLI rescue walker cut off by rising tide
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Penlee lifeboat crew members come to the aid of drifting angling vessel
Article Rescues
Penlee lifeboat crew members come to the aid of drifting angling vessel
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