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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 lifeboat launches from Wells Lifeboat Station

5.48pm 23 June 2024
4.57pm 22 June 2024
2.15pm 20 May 2024
1.09pm 19 May 2024
9.42pm 18 May 2024
11.34pm 17 May 2024
9.08pm 10 May 2024
1.32pm 5 May 2024
9.27am 27 April 2024
6.32pm 8 April 2024
3.05pm 6 April 2024
5.48pm 22 March 2024
3.47pm 24 February 2024
6.24pm 23 February 2024
12.23pm 4 February 2024
11.03am 16 December 2023
2.12pm 11 November 2023
9.20am 8 November 2023
5.51am 11 October 2023
1.21pm 8 October 2023

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Wells Lifeboat Station
Beach Road
NR23 1DR 

Station phone number

01328 710230


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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

RNLI Wells launch to assist three people and dog cut of by the tide. Under the command of of newly passed out Helm Gary Yarham
Article Rescue
Wells RNLI assist three people and a dog cut off by the tide
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6 people in Wells RNLI polo shirts sitting round a table.
Article Fundraising
Charity quiz night at The Dabbling Duck raises £617 for Wells RNLI
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