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

11.07am 12 November 2018
9.27am 11 November 2018
2.48pm 10 November 2018
12.13pm 21 October 2018
3.52pm 17 October 2018
7.17pm 15 October 2018
2.11pm 6 October 2018
2.07pm 6 October 2018
7.03pm 14 September 2018
4.48pm 14 September 2018
11.57pm 11 September 2018
11.57am 11 September 2018
5.22pm 9 September 2018
4.38pm 6 September 2018
9.12pm 5 September 2018
5.48pm 4 September 2018
2.21pm 26 August 2018
8.12pm 25 August 2018
2.04pm 25 August 2018
12.22pm 24 August 2018

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 12°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

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News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

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Local leaves legacy to provide new waterproof clothing for Swanage lifeboat crew
Picture of Andy Weeks who left a legacy to Swanage Lifeboat Station
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The busy bank holiday weekend continues for Swanage lifeboat crew
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The busy bank holiday weekend continues for Swanage lifeboat crew
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