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

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
6.22am 4 August 2018
8.49pm 25 July 2018
1.00pm 18 July 2018
6.48pm 17 March 2018
10.27am 9 March 2018
8.58pm 12 January 2018
4.35pm 6 October 2017
7.52pm 13 September 2017
7.51pm 13 September 2017
7.46pm 13 September 2017
11.45pm 27 August 2017
10.54am 28 July 2017
6.15am 4 July 2017
8.28pm 21 May 2017
8.25pm 21 May 2017

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 9°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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News and media from Longhope Lifeboat Station

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