Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200 year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

12.22pm 26 October 2018
5.22am 30 September 2018
10.12pm 29 September 2018
10.03pm 29 September 2018
8.07am 27 September 2018
10.11am 19 September 2018
10.11am 19 September 2018
1.57pm 7 September 2018
10.23pm 6 September 2018
8.08pm 27 August 2018
6.58am 26 August 2018
6.57am 26 August 2018
6.57pm 24 August 2018
6.54pm 24 August 2018
7.34pm 21 August 2018
1.23pm 21 August 2018
3.27pm 18 August 2018
7.59pm 16 August 2018
11.46am 15 August 2018
2.21pm 9 August 2018

Today's weather

12°C Sunshine
Min: 7°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
Newlyn
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Patrick Harvey

Visitor contact phone number

01736 369246

Shop hours

Monday–Saturday

Shop phone number

01736 351695

Connect with us

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News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

New Quay RNLI come to the rescue of their colleagues at Penlee Lifeboat Station
Article People
New Quay RNLI come to the rescue of their colleagues at Penlee Lifeboat Station
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RNLI New Quay come to the rescue of their colleagues at Penlee RNLI
Presentation of handles to Coxswain Patch Harvey
Article People
RNLI New Quay come to the rescue of their colleagues at Penlee RNLI
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Door handle to Penlee RNLI’s old lifeboat station discovered missing
Article Heritage
Door handle to Penlee RNLI’s old lifeboat station discovered missing
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Record numbers brave the conditions for the RNLI’s Around the Mount Swim
Article Lifeguards
Record numbers brave the conditions for the RNLI’s Around the Mount Swim
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