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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

5.11pm 15 April 2021
7.36pm 30 March 2021
2.20am 9 March 2021
2.20am 9 March 2021
9.03pm 8 March 2021
3.14pm 7 February 2021
11.31am 4 February 2021
11.46am 20 January 2021
11.31am 19 January 2021
7.58pm 13 January 2021
7.58pm 13 January 2021
9.04pm 18 December 2020
9.45pm 17 December 2020
5.59pm 12 November 2020
2.40pm 1 November 2020
7.45pm 17 October 2020
8.06pm 23 September 2020
2.46pm 11 September 2020
1.23pm 9 September 2020
3.19am 9 September 2020

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 10°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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 Heritage
Weston-super-Mare RNLI announce hopes to return to Birnbeck Island
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