Swanage Lifeboat Station

Swanage Lifeboat Station

Situated at the southern end of Swanage Bay, lifeboats have been launching from Swanage Lifeboat Station since 1875. The station was rebuilt in 2016 to accommodate a new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Swanage Lifeboat Station

4.45pm 28 November 2019
12.11pm 25 November 2019
5.24pm 10 November 2019
5.02pm 10 November 2019
3.20pm 9 November 2019
12.10pm 21 September 2019
4.51pm 20 September 2019
3.15pm 15 September 2019
3.12pm 15 September 2019
2.09pm 14 September 2019
1.56pm 14 September 2019
12.07pm 12 September 2019
9.00pm 8 September 2019
10.09am 6 September 2019
4.21pm 2 September 2019
11.54pm 1 September 2019
2.37pm 27 August 2019
3.45pm 25 August 2019
11.07am 25 August 2019
1.12pm 22 August 2019

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Swanage Lifeboat Station
Peveril Point Road
Swanage
Dorset
BH19 2AY

Station phone number

01929 423237

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

April-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

July-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
Sundays 11am-2pm

Shop phone number

01929 426777

News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

Join this Dorset Reindeer Run and help RNLI lifeboat crews fight a Perfect Storm
Photo of three past participants in the Reindeer Run.
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Swanage volunteer lifeboat crew paged during church service for Medivac.
Swanage lifeboat launch
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Swanage lifeboat crew aided by Poole inshore lifeboat rescue 40-foot yacht
Picture of Swanage Lifeboat Launching
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Swanage inshore lifeboat crew assist two struggling in strong tide
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Swanage inshore lifeboat crew assist two struggling in strong tide
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