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

5.01pm 15 June 2022
6.12pm 2 June 2022
6.10pm 2 June 2022
3.02pm 28 May 2022
3.36pm 25 May 2022
6.35am 16 May 2022
6.27am 16 May 2022
11.05am 15 May 2022
3.05pm 14 May 2022
4.16pm 30 April 2022
12.34pm 21 April 2022
7.04pm 17 April 2022
3.50pm 16 April 2022
1.24pm 16 April 2022
1.00pm 12 March 2022
5.21pm 17 January 2022
3.42pm 3 January 2022
4.56pm 1 January 2022
4.04pm 29 December 2021
2.39pm 4 November 2021

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 18°C
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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

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News and media from Wells Lifeboat Station

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