Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat since 1874 and the crews have been honoured with 26 awards for gallantry. The station has also witnessed tragedy when eight crew members lost their lives while saving others at sea in 1969.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Longhope Lifeboat Station

9.17am 13 February 2020
9.17am 13 February 2020
10.06pm 1 February 2020
10.11am 15 October 2019
11.45am 30 September 2019
5.55pm 13 August 2019
12.10pm 6 July 2019
2.25pm 2 July 2019
2.25pm 2 July 2019
11.45pm 28 March 2019
7.44am 4 March 2019
10.47am 28 December 2018
2.16am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.12am 4 November 2018
7.53pm 26 September 2018
1.12pm 16 September 2018

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 0°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Longhope Lifeboat Station
Longhope Pier
Longhope
Orkney
KW16 3PG

Station phone number

01856 701333

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop phone number

01856 701333

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