Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Situated on the northern shore of the iconic Loch Ness, lifeboat station volunteers operate in a unique, inland environment. Loch Ness Lifeboat Station was established in 2008.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

8.47am 16 September 2018
7.37pm 4 September 2018
3.12pm 29 August 2018
3.12pm 29 August 2018
10.31am 19 August 2018
7.34pm 5 August 2018
7.32pm 5 August 2018
5.47pm 27 July 2018
1.54am 18 July 2018
4.14pm 16 July 2018
4.38pm 14 July 2018
3.55pm 21 June 2018
10.06pm 17 June 2018
12.24pm 7 June 2018
9.42am 31 May 2018
1.40pm 3 May 2018
12.08pm 24 April 2018
12.06pm 23 April 2018
3.27pm 19 April 2018
4.17pm 17 April 2018

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Loch Ness Lifeboat Station
Urquhart Bay Harbour
Drumnadrochit
IV63 6XR

Station phone number

01456 450 355

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits are welcomed but strictly by prior appointment.  Please email loch-ness@rnli.org.uk to arrange a visit. 

Visitor contact

Joanna Stebbings 

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News and media from Loch Ness Lifeboat Station

Loch Ness RNLI returning to station in rough conditions
Footage of Loch Ness lifeboat en route back to station in rough conditions having come to the aid of a paddleboarder in distress.
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Loch Ness RNLI returning to station in rough conditions
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Paddleboarder rescued by Loch Ness Lifeboat
Teenagers in inflatable
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Paddleboarder rescued by Loch Ness Lifeboat
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Loch Ness RNLI train with UK Coastguard helicopter
Loch Ness lifeboat on exercise with CG Helicopter Rescue 951.
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Loch Ness RNLI train with UK Coastguard helicopter
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Loch Ness RNLI assist yacht aground at River Oich
The crew were paged to a 37ft yacht aground at the mouth of the River Oich.
With Jamie Mac at the helm and Neil S, David and Jack as crew the lifeboat made best speed down the loch.
They established a tow and, not without some effort, pulled the vessel free. It was then able to continue its journey.
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Loch Ness RNLI assist yacht aground at River Oich
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