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

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
10.28am 9 August 2018
6.13pm 6 August 2018
5.16pm 2 August 2018
3.56pm 1 August 2018
5.24pm 27 July 2018

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 16°C
Max: 18°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

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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Penlee RNLI’s lifeboats launch to vessel aground near Porthleven
The Julie Ann moored in Newlyn harbour
Article Rescue
Penlee RNLI’s lifeboats launch to vessel aground near Porthleven
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Penlee Lifeboat assists becalmed yacht 20 miles south west of Newlyn
Video Lifeboats
Penlee Lifeboat assists becalmed yacht 20 miles south west of Newlyn
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Demolition of Penlee’s lifeboat station to make way for new facility
Article Heritage
Demolition of Penlee’s lifeboat station to make way for new facility
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