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

12.34pm 23 May 2019
9.50pm 12 May 2019
9.50pm 12 May 2019
9.50pm 12 May 2019
9.30am 9 May 2019
6.40am 8 May 2019
7.26pm 2 May 2019
12.00pm 30 April 2019
1.00pm 28 April 2019
10.45pm 15 April 2019
4.00pm 30 March 2019
3.56pm 30 March 2019
11.40am 19 March 2019
12.00pm 6 March 2019
11.52am 6 March 2019
11.40am 6 March 2019
11.36am 6 March 2019
7.44am 4 March 2019
4.40pm 27 February 2019
1.54am 25 February 2019

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°C
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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

Swanage RNLI volunteers assist stranded climber
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Swanage RNLI volunteers assist stranded climber
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Swanage RNLI lifeboats launch to stranded climber
Swanage lifeboats, Swanage Coastguard and St Albans Coastguard working together to locate and recover a climber
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Swanage RNLI lifeboats launch to stranded climber
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Swanage Lifeboat tasked to 25' yacht in difficulties
09/05/2019 - 25' yacht in difficulties in choppy conditions South of Kimmeridge. Yacht's tiller had snapped and skipper struggling to make way. Yacht taken in tow back to Swanage
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Swanage Lifeboat tasked to 25' yacht in difficulties
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Do your bit, fund our kit – help save lives at sea by taking part in our Quiz!
Swanage Lifeboat Crew aboard the Swanage Lifeboat
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Do your bit, fund our kit – help save lives at sea by taking part in our Quiz!
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