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

1.59pm 10 November 2017
12.51pm 9 October 2017
10.43am 2 October 2017
8.30pm 27 September 2017
10.55am 18 September 2017
8.13pm 28 August 2017
2.59am 17 August 2017
6.07pm 14 August 2017
9.58pm 4 August 2017
1.21pm 9 July 2017
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

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
Low: 5:19pm 1.0m
High: 11:37pm 2.5m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Southwold Lifeboat Station
Ferry Road
Southwold
Suffolk
IP18 6NB

Station phone number

01502 725485

Accessibility

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

RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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Article Sea safety
RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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Diplomatic cycling mission raises more than £1,000 for RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea
Jon and Claire Davies arrive in Wells after their ride
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Diplomatic cycling mission raises more than £1,000 for RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea
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Cycling from the Capital to the Coast to fund a new RNLI Lifeboat
Preparing for the ride of their lives: Jon and Claire Davies.
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Cycling from the Capital to the Coast to fund a new RNLI Lifeboat
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More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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Article Statistics
More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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