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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Walmer Lifeboat Station

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
3.13pm 21 October 2016
2.45pm 23 September 2016
2.10am 15 September 2016
4.01pm 13 September 2016
11.40am 24 August 2016
5.28pm 31 July 2016
11.32am 24 July 2016
11.31am 24 July 2016

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 15°C
Max: 22°C
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Next tide

Thu 17 Aug
Low: 2:07pm 1.4m
High: 8:27pm 4.2m
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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

Report of a body sparks Walmer RNLI lifeboat launch
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Report of a body sparks Walmer RNLI lifeboat launch
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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Article Sea safety
RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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Walmer RNLI lifeboat joins search for missing kayakers
The Walmer RNLI lifeboat crew locate the missing kayakers on the beach.
Article Lifeboats
Walmer RNLI lifeboat joins search for missing kayakers
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