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

RNLI Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. During its lifesaving history, the crews have been presented with over 50 awards for gallantry, the most recent in 2000.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

12.47pm 14 January 2022
10.48am 21 December 2021
12.00pm 18 December 2021
5.32am 17 December 2021
5.04pm 16 December 2021
7.45pm 7 December 2021
7.43pm 7 December 2021
7.43pm 7 December 2021
7.07pm 24 November 2021
3.56pm 16 November 2021
3.16pm 16 November 2021
3.10pm 16 November 2021
10.27am 16 November 2021
8.40am 16 November 2021
9.52am 11 November 2021
8.21am 11 November 2021
2.15pm 10 November 2021
11.09am 10 November 2021
5.21am 10 November 2021
6.38am 9 November 2021

Today's weather

8°C Sunshine
Min: 3°C Max: 8°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station
Western Crosswall
Ramsgate Royal Harbour
CT11 9RN

Station phone number

01843 580580


Disabled parking

Visitor times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

News and media from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Port Talbot and Cardiff Met holding the cakes they made
Article People
Welsh kindness brings festive joy to our RNLI Channel stations
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The operation took place in stormy seas.
Article Rescue
Ramsgate RNLI volunteer crew launch both boats in a stormy sea
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Representatives of Westgate and Birchington Golf Club and the event sponsors (RNLI Sarah Hewes)
Article Fundraising
Charity Golf Day raises over £9,000 for Thanet RNLI
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A lineup of RNLI crew stood behind a trestle table full of gift bags
Article Sea safety
Local College rewards Ramsgate RNLI volunteer crew for making a difference.
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