RNLI Pwllheli boathouse and Shannon class lifeboat

Pwllheli Lifeboat Station

Located on the Lleyn Peninsula, Pwllheli Lifeboat Station operates an all-weather carriage-launched Shannon class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat. During its history the crews have been presented with five awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Pwllheli Lifeboat Station

3.00pm 6 August 2023
11.10pm 28 June 2023
1.42pm 6 June 2023
1.33pm 6 June 2023
6.04pm 4 June 2023
7.40pm 1 June 2023
6.12am 1 June 2023
1.33pm 13 May 2023
5.58pm 6 May 2023
4.24pm 1 May 2023
9.35am 22 April 2023
2.17pm 2 April 2023
2.01pm 2 April 2023
1.29pm 27 November 2022
9.57am 2 October 2022
9.24pm 11 September 2022
1.22pm 29 August 2022
6.02pm 20 August 2022
10.03pm 15 August 2022
12.11pm 14 August 2022

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Pwllheli Lifeboat Station / Gorsaf Bad Achub Pwllheli
Glan Y Don Industrial Estate,
LL53 5YT

Station phone number




Visiting times

10am–3pm daily

Visitor contact

Andy Vowell

Visitor contact phone number

01758 612486

News and media from Pwllheli Lifeboat Station

RNLI Pwllheli Shannon All-weather lifeboat, Abersoch RNLI Atlantic 85 Inshore lifeboat and Saxdor Sport 200 on the sea.
Article Fundraising
Boat auction to support Pwllheli and Abersoch RNLI closes this weekend
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Pwllheli RNLI volunteer crew in kit cleaning cars with hoses, buckets and brushes inside the lifeboat station.
Article Fundraising
Pwllheli RNLI car wash fundraiser makes a splash
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Pwllheli RNLI all-weather Shannon lifeboat entering Pwllheli Marina on a sunny day with clear blue skies
Article Rescue
Pwllheli RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched to assist stricken yacht
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A D-class inshore lifeboat speeding through a flat calm sea with three lifeboat crew in full kit onboard
Article Rescue
Pwllheli RNLI inshore lifeboat rescues youths from breakwater
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