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RNLI The Lizard Lifeboat Station

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 lifeboat launches from The Lizard Lifeboat Station

2.52am 22 June 2024
2.52am 22 June 2024
10.09pm 28 May 2024
4.31pm 22 May 2024
3.44pm 11 May 2024
4.41pm 8 May 2024
9.43pm 8 April 2024
12.54pm 3 April 2024
8.46am 21 March 2024
2.35pm 22 January 2024
4.55pm 16 November 2023
5.52pm 11 October 2023
9.38am 30 September 2023
6.47pm 24 September 2023
11.10am 20 August 2023
4.45pm 3 August 2023
2.14pm 26 July 2023
8.42am 23 July 2023
8.39am 23 July 2023
4.34pm 10 July 2023

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Visiting times

Our opening times are usually from 10am - 3.30pm on weekdays with varying times at weekends, depending on available volunteers. We advise calling ahead prior to visiting to avoid any disappointment.

Station address

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

Station phone number

01326 290451

Accessibility

Please call the station about disabled access and parking. 

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News and media from The Lizard Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
Penlee and The Lizard RNLI lifeboat crews launched into storm conditions
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Article Sea safety
Lizard RNLI Launches to Kayaker in Difficulty
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RNLI Lifeboats logo on grey background
Article Heritage
Royal Cornwall Show reveals RNLI as one of its official charities
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Article People
A Sad Farewell to Former Coxswain/ Mechanic Peter Mitchell
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