RNLI 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

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
3.27pm 18 June 2017
10.08am 29 May 2017
8.02am 23 May 2017
1.17pm 13 May 2017
1.04pm 29 April 2017
9.11am 25 December 2016
5.58pm 7 December 2016
9.01am 5 December 2016

Today's weather

14°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Mon 21 May
High: 5.10pm 1.3m
Low: 11.48pm 0.2m
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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

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Walmer volunteers gear up for the car wash
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Busy week for Walmer lifeboat
Walmer's Atlantic and D Class lifeboats
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Fire and Rescue Service make donation in support of Walmer lifeboat
Cheque presentation by Kent Fire and Rescue.
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Fire and Rescue Service make donation in support of Walmer lifeboat
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