Our lifeboat stations

Our 24-hour search and rescue service operates from 237 lifeboat stations around the UK and Republic of Ireland.
View from inside Moelfre Lifeboat Station of the station’s Tamar class lifeboat, Kiwi 16-25, being recovered up the slipway

Photo: Nathan Williams

View from inside Moelfre Lifeboat Station of the station’s Tamar class lifeboat, Kiwi 16-25, being recovered up the slipway.

These include four along the River Thames: Chiswick; Gravesend; Teddington; and Tower. And four inland lifeboat stations at Enniskillen; Loch Ness, Lough Derg; and Lough Ree. This figure also includes our trial stations at Stonehaven and Union Hall.

Many of our lifeboat stations welcome visitors and our lifeboat volunteers love to see a friendly face. So wherever you are, do pop in and show your support. 

See what's involved
Lizard tamar class lifeboat inside the new boathouse
Caring for our lifeboat stations
With our high design standards and rigorous maintenance programme, we can extend the operational lives of our lifeboat stations to up to 100 years. 
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View some of our projects
Aerial view of the old and new lifeboat stations at St Davids
Lifeboat station projects
We rely on your support to help fund our major lifeboat station alteration and construction projects around the UK and Republic of Ireland.
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Porthdinllaen RNLI’s Tamar class lifeboat, John D Spicer 16-24, inside the boathouse at the top of the slipway
Find your nearest lifeboat station
Search for RNLI lifeboat stations by name or location.
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Come visit us
Shoreham lifeboat crew
Station open days
Visit a station, meet the crew, see the lifeboats and play games, for a free, fun, family day out!
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