Walmer Lifeboat Station

Walmer Lifeboat Station

Since a lifeboat station at Walmer was established in 1856, crews have received 28 awards for gallantry. Today, the station operates two inshore lifeboats – a B class Atlantic 85 and a smaller D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Walmer Lifeboat Station

10.12am 14 November 2018
12.17pm 27 October 2018
7.07pm 12 August 2018
12.54pm 8 August 2018
4.46pm 2 August 2018
9.20am 28 July 2018
9.16am 28 July 2018
11.46am 5 June 2018
3.32pm 14 May 2018
12.46pm 7 May 2018
7.00pm 4 May 2018
6.21pm 2 May 2018
6.18pm 2 May 2018
12.00pm 13 March 2018
12.39pm 12 March 2018
2.04pm 17 February 2018
4.44pm 13 August 2017
4.37pm 30 July 2017
6.49pm 9 July 2017
6.36pm 25 June 2017

Today's weather

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Min: 0°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Walmer Lifeboat Station
The Strand
Walmer
Kent
CT14 7DY

Station phone number

01304 374475

Accessibility

Parking on the road is free for one hour.

Visiting times

Easter-Christmas
Thursday and Friday 2pm-4pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Visitor contact

Denis Brophy

Visitor contact phone number

01304 373349

Shop hours

Bank Holidays
10am-4pm

Easter Saturday-Christmas
Thursday-Friday 2pm-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm

Shop phone number

01304 381737

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News and media from Walmer Lifeboat Station

Walmer RNLI responds to Mayday call
Walmer's Atlantic 85 en route to Sandwich Bay
Article Lifeboats
Walmer RNLI responds to Mayday call
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Walmer RNLI volunteers clock up 120 years of service
Lifeboat Operations Manager Denis Brophy makes Long Service Award presentation.
Article People
Walmer RNLI volunteers clock up 120 years of service
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Walmer RNLI tasked to jet ski incident
Walmer D Class lifeboat Duggie Rodbard
Article Sea safety
Walmer RNLI tasked to jet ski incident
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Surprise for RNLI Walmer helmsmen
Walmer helmsmen Lee Waddon and Dan Sinclair with their award letters.
Article People
Surprise for RNLI Walmer helmsmen
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