Swanage Lifeboat Station

Swanage Lifeboat Station

Situated at the southern end of Swanage Bay, lifeboats have been launching from Swanage Lifeboat Station since 1875. The station was rebuilt in 2016 to accommodate a new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Swanage Lifeboat Station

4.46pm 6 July 2020
2.25pm 5 July 2020
2.16pm 5 July 2020
2.16pm 5 July 2020
11.23am 1 July 2020
6.16pm 26 June 2020
11.07pm 25 June 2020
1.22pm 24 June 2020
6.24pm 21 June 2020
11.51am 17 June 2020
5.21pm 13 June 2020
5.01pm 13 June 2020
6.31pm 12 June 2020
12.13am 10 June 2020
12.09am 10 June 2020
9.59am 31 May 2020
10.31pm 27 May 2020
12.38pm 22 May 2020
12.38pm 22 May 2020
11.07am 20 May 2020

Today's weather

20°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 20°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Swanage Lifeboat Station
Peveril Point Road
Swanage
Dorset
BH19 2AY

Station phone number

01929 423237

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

April-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

July-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
Sundays 11am-2pm

Shop phone number

01929 426777

News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

A busy week for Swanage lifeboats
Swanage ILB being recovered on her slipway following a rescue of two paddleboaders, Crew wearing additional PPE due to Covid-19.
Article Sea safety
A busy week for Swanage lifeboats
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Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020!
Saturday afternoon during Swanage Lifeboat Week on Prince Albert Gardens. Live music, games, bar and BBQ all in full swing.
Article Events
Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020!
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Swanage lifeboat launches during ‘clap for key workers’
Swanage volunteer lifeboat crew clapping for key workers as the inshore lifeboat launches for a rescue.
Article Rescue
Swanage lifeboat launches during ‘clap for key workers’
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Dolphins join Swanage lifeboat on a rescue to a stricken fishing vessel
Swanage lifeboat putting the casualty fishing alongside Poole Quay
Article Lifeboats
Dolphins join Swanage lifeboat on a rescue to a stricken fishing vessel
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