The Lizard Lifeboat Station

Set at the foot of a 45-metre cliff, The Lizard Lifeboat Station not only houses Rose, the station’s Tamar class all-weather lifeboat, but has a fantastic heritage display showcasing over 157 years of lifesaving at sea on The Lizard peninsula.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from The Lizard Lifeboat Station

12.36pm 22 October 2020
4.27pm 26 September 2020
4.25am 23 September 2020
2.27pm 17 September 2020
1.52pm 20 August 2020
4.11pm 19 August 2020
11.17am 15 August 2020
3.37pm 11 August 2020
9.57pm 9 August 2020
5.58pm 9 August 2020
9.17pm 8 August 2020
10.25am 12 July 2020
12.07pm 30 June 2020
5.29pm 24 June 2020
3.10pm 8 June 2020
4.51pm 14 October 2019
3.25pm 10 October 2019
11.41am 22 September 2019
12.56am 20 September 2019
5.55am 22 August 2019

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 14°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

The Lizard Lifeboat Station
The Boathouse
Church Cove
The Lizard
Helston
Cornwall
TR12 7PH

Station phone number

01326 290451

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access.
Please call the station about disabled access and parking.

Visiting times

Subject to weather and operational demands, the Visitor Centre and Shop are open to visitors as follows:

Monday-Thursday
10.30am-3.30pm
Friday
10.30am-12:30pm
Saturday and Sunday
10.30am-3.30pm

The Visitor Centre and Shop also open on Tuesday evenings from 5.30pm to 7.30pm to cover weekly exercise launches.

If you have any queries or concerns about your visit, please ring the Station on 01326 290451 and we will do our best to help.

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