Inshore lifeboat at 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

11.25pm 21 September 2022
3.16am 9 September 2022
5.49pm 7 September 2022
10.33pm 20 August 2022
3.17pm 20 August 2022
10.59am 12 August 2022
3.55pm 9 August 2022
9.37pm 7 August 2022
1.41pm 31 July 2022
1.37pm 30 July 2022
2.23am 24 July 2022
4.21pm 9 July 2022
3.47pm 9 July 2022
8.18pm 2 July 2022
11.33pm 28 June 2022
11.31pm 28 June 2022
4.40pm 28 June 2022
10.50pm 13 June 2022
1.18pm 12 June 2022
7.31am 17 May 2022

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Walmer Lifeboat Station
The Strand
CT14 7DY

Station phone number

01304 374475


Parking on the road is free for one hour.

Visiting times

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

Visitor contact

Jenny Preston

Visitor contact email

[email protected]

Visitor contact phone number

01304 374475

Shop hours

Bank Holidays

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

Shop phone number

01304 381737

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