St Davids Lifeboat Station

St Davids Lifeboat Station

Situated on the spectacular coastline of south-west Wales and close to Britain’s smallest city, St Davids Lifeboat Station has been launching lifeboats since 1867. Crews have been awarded with 14 medals for gallantry.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from St Davids Lifeboat Station

4.18am 21 February 2021
4.43pm 14 November 2020
6.54pm 7 November 2020
2.47pm 12 September 2020
4.50pm 30 August 2020
4.06pm 28 August 2020
4.00pm 28 August 2020
5.36pm 17 August 2020
8.21pm 6 August 2020
3.29pm 1 August 2020
4.32pm 31 July 2020
3.09pm 18 July 2020
12.04pm 13 June 2020
6.23am 7 June 2020
3.42pm 1 June 2020
6.05pm 30 May 2020
9.10am 30 May 2020
11.22am 30 December 2019
9.55am 4 November 2019
11.30am 21 September 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 11°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 Davids Lifeboat Station
St Justinians
St Davids
SA62 6PY

Station phone number

01437 720215


parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-12pm and 2-4pm

Occasional Saturdays or Sundays 10am-12pm*
* Please call the station to confirm.

Shop hours

April (or Easter if earlier) to October 9am-5pm

There are restricted opening times outside of the tourist season as noted on the door.

Shop phone number

01437 729441

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