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

10.45am 2 January 2023
4.54am 17 December 2022
11.01am 14 December 2022
12.02pm 10 December 2022
2.24am 1 December 2022
12.58pm 29 November 2022
12.06pm 13 November 2022
3.12pm 29 October 2022
8.26am 29 October 2022
5.13am 23 October 2022
9.20pm 14 October 2022
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

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 7°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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