RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Weston-Super-Mare Lifeboat

Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

Now operating two inshore lifeboats in the Severn estuary, Weston-super-Mare originally operated the first motor lifeboat to be placed on the Somerset coast. The station has been presented with six awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

7.55am 12 October 2021
11.11pm 25 September 2021
5.41pm 7 September 2021
5.41pm 7 September 2021
11.01pm 26 August 2021
7.36pm 3 August 2021
4.58pm 26 July 2021
10.30pm 24 July 2021
10.24pm 24 July 2021
4.27pm 19 July 2021
6.55pm 10 July 2021
6.55pm 10 July 2021
10.20am 2 July 2021
1.29pm 21 June 2021
3.06am 19 June 2021
9.11pm 15 June 2021
2.41pm 13 June 2021
3.13pm 5 June 2021
3.13pm 5 June 2021
9.25pm 30 May 2021

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Weston-super-Mare RNLI
Knightstone Boathouse
Knightstone Road
BS23 2BE

Station phone number

01934 613912 (unmanned)

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Chris Cox

Visitor contact phone number


Shop phone number

01934 412767

Shop hours


News and media from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

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Article People
Weston-super-Mare RNLI volunteer recognised in Queen’s New Years’ Honours
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