RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Stranraer Lifeboat Station

Established as a seasonal lifeboat station in 1974, Stranraer’s D class inshore lifeboat covers an area from Ballantrae to the Mull of Galloway. Located on the shore of Loch Ryan, it now provides a full 365-day service.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Stranraer Lifeboat Station

1.24am 18 July 2021
4.29pm 29 June 2021
1.11am 19 June 2021
5.44pm 12 June 2021
3.31pm 12 June 2021
6.26pm 10 June 2021
4.48pm 18 May 2021
7.26pm 27 April 2021
8.54pm 4 February 2021
8.14pm 1 February 2021
6.51pm 29 October 2020
1.21pm 28 October 2020
10.32am 8 September 2020
10.26am 8 September 2020
10.26am 8 September 2020
3.42pm 8 August 2020
8.26am 1 August 2020
5.04pm 20 June 2020
3.07pm 20 June 2020
11.39am 19 June 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Stranraer Lifeboat Station
Foreland Place
Stranraer
Wigtownshire
DG9 0EB

Station phone number

01776 705806

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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