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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from St Bees Lifeboat Station

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
4.09pm 22 October 2019

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 6°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

Launching in the fading light
Article Lifeboats
Early evening call out for St Bees RNLI
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St Bees lifeboat approaching the casualty vessel
Article Rescue
St Bees and Workington RNLI in joint rescue.
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Article Rescue
St Bees RNLI in midnight dog rescue
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?