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

3.16pm 17 May 2020
10.45am 14 May 2020
2.39pm 25 April 2020
6.51pm 22 March 2020
6.30pm 22 March 2020
3.17pm 22 March 2020
3.10am 15 March 2020
8.10am 14 March 2020
11.27am 7 March 2020
6.30am 7 March 2020
7.27am 4 March 2020
7.19am 4 March 2020
1.48pm 19 February 2020
2.56pm 16 February 2020
4.52pm 4 February 2020
12.06am 1 February 2020
2.07pm 20 January 2020
1.52pm 20 January 2020
9.25am 16 December 2019
12.44pm 7 December 2019

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 14°C Max: 17°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

Website

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

RNLI Penlee Lifeboat Station has won the South West social impact awards
Article Events
RNLI Penlee Lifeboat Station has won the South West social impact awards
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Penlee RNLI volunteer crew rescue casualty found clinging to his kayak
Article Sea safety
Penlee RNLI volunteer crew rescue casualty found clinging to his kayak
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Disabled fishing vessel under tow
RNLI logo
Article Rescue
Disabled fishing vessel under tow
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RNLI Penlee Lifeboat Station nominated for outstanding building award
Article People
RNLI Penlee Lifeboat Station nominated for outstanding building award
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