RNLI Wells Lifeboat Station

Wells Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Wells have been saving lives at sea since 1830 but the first RNLI lifeboat station was built in 1869. The current boathouse is located on a sand and shingle spit just over a mile north of the town.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Wells Lifeboat Station

1.34pm 19 March 2023
12.53am 17 February 2023
3.05pm 21 January 2023
3.09pm 20 November 2022
12.24pm 24 September 2022
12.16pm 16 September 2022
1.34pm 7 September 2022
5.04pm 3 September 2022
3.49pm 26 August 2022
2.25pm 21 August 2022
10.31am 17 August 2022
9.50pm 13 August 2022
1.53pm 13 August 2022
1.41pm 3 August 2022
2.17pm 19 July 2022
11.10am 17 July 2022
10.33pm 16 July 2022
6.07pm 16 July 2022
10.29pm 13 July 2022
12.49am 4 July 2022

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Wells Lifeboat Station
Beach Road
NR23 1DR 

Station phone number

01328 710230


Parking, Disabled Parking

Visiting times

Please check opening times on our Facebook Page. You will be able to view the boats from the viewing gallery and, if you wish, browse the stock of lifeboat merchandise. 

Guided tours are only available to book online. Any bookable slots that are available can be found on the Eventbrite page.

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Launch a Memory

For enquiries regarding Launch a Memory, please do not contact the station directly. Please contact our Launch a Memory Team on [email protected] or call our Supporter Experience Team on 0300 300 0061 (UK) or 01 511 9871 (Ireland).

News and media from Wells Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Wells RNLI volunteers aid two people and their dog on Mothering Sunday
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Article Lifeboats
Wells RNLI's Mersey class lifeboat Doris Mann of Ampthill undertakes final role
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Article Fundraising
The Blakeney Old Wild Rovers have raised over £24,000 for Wells lifeboat station
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RNLI Lifeboats logo on grey background
Article Rescue
Wells inshore lifeboat launches to aid 26 foot fishing vessel
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