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

Rock Lifeboat Station

Rock Lifeboat Station

Situated on the Camel estuary, the RNLI has operated a lifeboat station at Rock since 1988. Today’s D class lifeboat is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Rock Lifeboat Station

6.20pm 19 October 2021
2.24pm 17 October 2021
3.12pm 15 October 2021
11.51pm 26 September 2021
11.49am 5 September 2021
6.11pm 29 August 2021
6.11pm 29 August 2021
5.03pm 28 August 2021
7.17pm 12 August 2021
8.40pm 1 August 2021
9.46am 27 July 2021
11.24am 28 June 2021
7.15pm 6 June 2021
4.48pm 22 May 2021
6.53am 9 May 2021
6.53am 9 May 2021
5.14pm 26 December 2020
10.13am 21 December 2020
8.30pm 22 October 2020
7.52pm 19 September 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 13°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Rock Lifeboat Station
The Dinghy Park
Ferry Point
Rock
Cornwall
PL27 6LD

Station phone number

01208 863033

Visiting times

Summer–11am–4pm daily
Winter–by appointment only

Visitor contact

Bryan Bartlett

Visitor contact phone number

01208 862314

Shop hours

24 March–30 June
Monday–Sunday
11am–4pm

July–September
Monday–Sunday
11am–5pm

October
Monday–Sunday
11am–4.30pm

November
Monday–Sunday
11am–4.00pm

December
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
11am-4pm

Shop phone number

01208 869432

News and media from Rock Lifeboat Station

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RNLI urge people to stay safe during large surf forecast
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