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

6.02am 17 June 2018
4.03pm 9 June 2018
8.40pm 7 May 2018
8.05am 20 April 2018
4.41pm 29 March 2018
9.52pm 22 February 2018
3.27pm 14 January 2018
6.45pm 3 January 2018
7.26pm 27 September 2017
4.40pm 18 September 2017
12.53pm 29 July 2017
2.17pm 20 July 2017
12.30pm 11 July 2017
3.51pm 8 July 2017
3.42pm 7 July 2017
6.52pm 6 July 2017
9.30pm 25 June 2017
4.24pm 25 May 2017
12.26pm 15 May 2017
10.59am 1 May 2017

Today's weather

18°C Sunshine
Min: 13°C
Max: 18°C
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Next tide

Tue 26 Jun
Low: 12.41am 0.3m
High: 6.11am 1.4m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Wells Lifeboat Station
Beach Road
Wells-next-the-Sea
Norfolk
NR23 1DR 

Station phone number

01328 710230

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm
Occasional weekends during crew training exercises

Dates and times of training exercises can be found on the station’s website

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News and media from Wells Lifeboat Station

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Wells inshore lifeboat launches to walker cut off on the marshes in the mist
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Wells inshore lifeboat launches to walker cut off on the marshes in the mist
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Wells RNLI Lifeboat answers Mayday call and renders assistance to Yacht 'Spirit'
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Wells RNLI Lifeboat answers Mayday call and renders assistance to Yacht 'Spirit'
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Wells RNLI lifeboat volunteers go to the aid of tug and two barges
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Wells RNLI lifeboat volunteers go to the aid of tug and two barges
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