Southwold Lifeboat Station

Southwold Lifeboat Station

The station’s lifeboat was one of 19 that took part in the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk. Over its 140-year history Southwold lifeboat crews have been presented with over 20 awards for gallantry.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Southwold Lifeboat Station

7.26pm 27 March 2017
10.43pm 23 March 2017
1.28pm 18 March 2017
12.13pm 26 December 2016
12.10pm 26 December 2016
3.59pm 16 December 2016
11.53am 29 November 2016
4.39pm 3 October 2016
10.10am 24 September 2016
1.10pm 16 September 2016
12.13pm 1 September 2016
2.48pm 27 August 2016
4.57pm 22 August 2016
6.35pm 5 August 2016
8.49am 3 August 2016
1.07pm 20 July 2016
12.19pm 9 July 2016
8.13am 5 July 2016

Today's weather

17°C Sunshine
Min: 9°C
Max: 17°C
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Next tide

Sun 30 Apr
Low: 6:56am 0.5m
High: 1:05pm 2.4m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Southwold Lifeboat Station
Ferry Road
IP18 6NB

Station phone number

01502 725485


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only
Don't miss: crew training – 7pm–9pm most Thursdays

Visitor contact

Gary Doy

Visitor contact phone number

07768 556106

News and media from Southwold Lifeboat Station

More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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