RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Situated on the south east coast of Wales, Porthcawl Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and a D Class lifeboat. The crews have been honoured with 29 awards for gallantry, including a Bronze Medal, the first to be awarded to a lifeboat woman in 116 years.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

3.21pm 8 January 2020
3.21pm 8 January 2020
11.16pm 5 January 2020
7.03pm 19 December 2019
6.47pm 19 December 2019
6.43pm 19 December 2019
6.43pm 19 December 2019
5.10am 18 December 2019
3.59pm 1 December 2019
1.59pm 23 November 2019
1.54pm 23 November 2019
11.41am 4 November 2019
3.07pm 27 October 2019
6.32pm 14 October 2019
4.45pm 12 October 2019
3.29pm 12 October 2019
3.29pm 12 October 2019
3.21pm 12 October 2019
7.41pm 21 September 2019
7.35pm 21 September 2019

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
Porthcawl
Vale of Glamorgan
CF36 3YR

Station phone number

01656 783299

Accessibility

Disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally open 10am - 4pm daily
Don't miss: crew training on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening

Visitor contact

Emma Kelly

Visitor contact phone number

07599041672

Visitor contact email

emakel23@hotmail.co.uk

Shop hours

Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm. Times may change depending on the weather

Shop phone number

01656 782672

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

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