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

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
8.13am 31 May 2022
11.22am 21 May 2022
4.33pm 7 May 2022
6.49pm 4 May 2022
6.49pm 4 May 2022
3.14pm 16 April 2022
9.31am 16 April 2022
9.26am 16 April 2022
6.06pm 9 April 2022
6.05pm 9 April 2022
11.33pm 1 April 2022
11.33pm 1 April 2022
12.59pm 23 March 2022

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 18°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

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Shop phone number

01929 426777

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News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

Swanage volunteer fundraisers Jane Flood, Sue Haw, Ted Knight at Swanage's Cheese and Wine evening held at Swanage Lifeboat Station
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Cheese and wine evening at Swanage Lifeboat Station raises £450!
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Swanage Shannon class lifeboat leaving Kimmeridge Bay with the casualties safely ashore
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Swanage Shannon class lifeboat attends third rescue in one day
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HM Rescue helicopter 175 arriving on scene
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Swanage all-weather lifeboat launches to unconscious diver
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Swanage lifeboat crew transferring to yacht with casualty onboard.
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Busy Saturday for Swanage lifeboats launching to two rescues
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