St bees Lifeboat Station

St Bees Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at St Bees have been saving lives at sea since 1970 and received six awards for gallantry. The station operates a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from St Bees Lifeboat Station

9.53am 12 April 2021
3.31pm 13 December 2020
5.23pm 8 November 2020
7.34am 4 October 2020
10.19am 7 September 2020
10.13am 7 September 2020
11.56pm 15 August 2020
3.42pm 13 August 2020
10.58pm 6 August 2020
3.59pm 24 July 2020
11.21am 24 July 2020
3.19pm 20 April 2020
12.58pm 13 February 2020
12.53pm 13 February 2020
12.41am 7 February 2020
7.44pm 5 January 2020
8.36pm 24 November 2019
3.51am 16 November 2019
9.51pm 30 October 2019
10.38am 26 October 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 13°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

St Bees Lifeboat Station
The Promenade
St Bees
CA27 0ES

Station phone number

01946 822534


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visitors are welcome by appointment.

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Call the station on during training, which usually takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6pm.

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News and media from St Bees Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat is revering on to the tractor before being towed back to the station.
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St Bees RNLI requested to assist family of seven cut off by the tide
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RNLI volunteers receiving the cheque from Dave Rothery and Rob Fisher from Blood Bikes Cumbria.
Article Fundraising
St Bees RNLI volunteers skydive raises £600
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Two members of the Co-op presenting the cheque to the volunteers at St Bees RNLI
Article Fundraising
Egremont Co-op members help St Bees RNLI to save lives at sea.
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Article Rescue
St Bees RNLI in beach rescue
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?