RNLI Wells Lifeboat Station

Wells Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Wells have been saving lives at sea since 1830 but the first RNLI lifeboat station was built in 1869. The current boathouse is located on a sand and shingle spit just over a mile north of the town.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Wells Lifeboat Station

10.51pm 30 May 2020
9.37am 14 March 2020
1.31pm 6 March 2020
9.23am 6 March 2020
9.23am 6 March 2020
2.20pm 8 February 2020
4.02pm 8 January 2020
12.48pm 15 November 2019
12.37pm 15 November 2019
12.37pm 15 November 2019
12.37pm 15 November 2019
12.32pm 15 November 2019
12.29pm 15 November 2019
4.57am 27 October 2019
8.54pm 26 October 2019
5.06pm 14 September 2019
4.59pm 14 September 2019
4.41pm 10 September 2019
6.06pm 18 August 2019
3.41pm 4 August 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Wells Lifeboat Station
Beach Road
Wells-next-the-Sea
Norfolk
NR23 1DR 

Station phone number

01328 710230

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm
Occasional weekends during crew training exercises

Dates and times of training exercises can be found on the station’s website

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News and media from Wells Lifeboat Station

Wells Lifeboat rescues crew from a yacht in Holkham Bay
Article Rescue
Wells Lifeboat rescues crew from a yacht in Holkham Bay
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Wells lifeboat rescues capsized dinghy
Article Rescue
Wells lifeboat rescues capsized dinghy
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Wells Lifeboat welcomes round UK walker who’s raising funds for the RNLI
Picture of some of RNLI Wells crew with Beth Wickes standing in front of Wells all-weather lifeboat
Article Fundraising
Wells Lifeboat welcomes round UK walker who’s raising funds for the RNLI
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Wells RNLI launch to yacht aground on Scolt Head Island
Article Lifeboats
Wells RNLI launch to yacht aground on Scolt Head Island
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