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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Southwold Lifeboat Station

7.17am 21 October 2018
6.52pm 20 October 2018
5.53pm 16 October 2018
8.10am 19 August 2018
3.50pm 18 August 2018
12.35pm 18 August 2018
3.20pm 5 August 2018
4.02pm 3 August 2018
1.40pm 2 August 2018
7.25pm 23 July 2018
2.21pm 12 June 2018
5.47pm 23 March 2018
3.08pm 9 March 2018
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

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 14°C
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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

Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat returning from the search for a missing swimmer
Article Rescue
Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
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Coastal deaths 2017: RNLI says ‘floating’ saves lives
Article Beach safety
Coastal deaths 2017: RNLI says ‘floating’ saves lives
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
Teenagers in inflatable
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
Article Fundraising
Diplomatic cycling mission raises more than £1,000 for RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea
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