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

Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Peterhead Lifeboat Station is located on the most easterly point of mainland Scotland and operates in the UK’s largest mackerel and herring port. It currently houses a Tamar class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Peterhead Lifeboat Station

5.46pm 17 July 2021
10.14pm 12 July 2021
10.06pm 12 July 2021
1.07pm 23 June 2021
9.31pm 17 June 2021
5.50pm 6 June 2021
12.20am 5 June 2021
12.16am 5 June 2021
11.10pm 23 April 2021
2.45pm 30 March 2021
2.36pm 30 March 2021
2.14pm 28 February 2021
4.32pm 5 February 2021
4.32pm 5 February 2021
4.23pm 5 February 2021
2.04pm 1 January 2021
10.03am 1 December 2020
10.04am 3 November 2020
1.35am 13 October 2020
12.19am 30 September 2020

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Peterhead Lifeboat Station
West Pier
AB42 1DZ

Station phone number

01779 473331


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


News and media from Peterhead Lifeboat Station

Peterhead volunteer lifeboat crew assess a small vessel which had signalled for assistance
Article Sea safety
Peterhead lifeboat assists a small pleasure fishing vessel near Boddam Harbour.
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Article Lifeboats
Peterhead Lifeboat Launches to Mayday call for Small Angling Boat
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Peterhead RNLI prepare a tow line in case of sudden emergency
Article Rescue
Peterhead Lifeboat launches to assist 11-meter yacht with engine trouble
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?