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

4.51pm 14 August 2018
9.44pm 12 August 2018
1.29pm 12 August 2018
9.38pm 7 August 2018
9.16am 7 August 2018
6.02pm 5 August 2018
3.13pm 28 July 2018
1.19pm 27 July 2018
6.07pm 24 July 2018
11.22am 20 July 2018
11.22am 20 July 2018
11.20am 20 July 2018
2.36pm 16 July 2018
5.11pm 11 July 2018
4.53pm 11 July 2018
4.53pm 11 July 2018
12.03pm 7 July 2018
2.00pm 5 July 2018
2.58pm 30 June 2018
3.05pm 22 June 2018

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 13°C
Max: 19°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

Both Swanage lifeboats tasked to assist in multi-agency response to cliff fire.
Article Sea safety
Both Swanage lifeboats tasked to assist in multi-agency response to cliff fire.
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Both Swanage lifeboats tasked to assist in multi-agency response to cliff fire.
Both Swanage lifeboats tasked to assist in multi-agency response to a fire on the cliffs on Ballard Down. Requested to search for possible person on cliffs, provide safety cover and report state of fire to fire command.
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Both Swanage lifeboats tasked to assist in multi-agency response to cliff fire.
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Swanage all-weather launches to Mayday call for sinking yacht
Lifeboat salvage pump in use to remove water from sinking vessel
Article Rescue
Swanage all-weather launches to Mayday call for sinking yacht
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Swanage inshore lifeboat launches to a snappy rescue
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Article Sea safety
Swanage inshore lifeboat launches to a snappy rescue
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