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

10.47pm 9 August 2022
10.44pm 9 August 2022
6.26pm 8 August 2022
1.08pm 2 August 2022
4.14pm 31 July 2022
9.21am 31 July 2022
9.19am 31 July 2022
7.15pm 18 July 2022
1.32pm 15 July 2022
1.24pm 15 July 2022
1.24pm 15 July 2022
1.24pm 15 July 2022
11.08pm 13 July 2022
9.16am 25 June 2022
9.13am 25 June 2022
3.41pm 18 June 2022
8.32am 18 June 2022
5.14pm 11 June 2022
2.51pm 11 June 2022
7.17pm 2 June 2022

Today's weather

32°C Sunshine
Min: 17°C Max: 32°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

Monday - Friday 12am to 4pm

Visits are subject to volunteer and operation requirements

If you have a large group such as a school, please contact us to book in

Swanage RNLI Shop

7 The Square
Swanage
Dorset
BH19 2LJ

Visit our Shop

Shop phone number

01929 426777

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