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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Wells Lifeboat Station

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
10.52am 1 May 2017
6.53pm 11 April 2017
8.13pm 27 March 2017
10.26pm 18 March 2017
1.05pm 8 January 2017
9.21pm 4 December 2016
11.35am 10 November 2016
2.26pm 26 October 2016

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 1°C
Max: 11°C
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Next tide

Sun 19 Nov
High: 6:58pm 4.8m
Low: 1:41am 1.0m
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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

Wells RNLI Lifeboat answers Mayday call and renders assistance to Yacht 'Spirit'
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Article Lifeboats
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
Article Rescues
Wells RNLI lifeboat volunteers go to the aid of tug and two barges
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Fundraiser on epic RNLI charity walk reaches Norfolk
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Article Fundraising
Fundraiser on epic RNLI charity walk reaches Norfolk
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Well-known concert band to perform in aid of Wells RNLI lifeboats
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Article Fundraising
Well-known concert band to perform in aid of Wells RNLI lifeboats
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