Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat since 1874 and the crews have been honoured with 26 awards for gallantry. The station has also witnessed tragedy when eight crew members lost their lives while saving others at sea in 1969.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Longhope Lifeboat Station

10.11am 15 October 2019
11.45am 30 September 2019
5.55pm 13 August 2019
12.10pm 6 July 2019
2.25pm 2 July 2019
2.25pm 2 July 2019
11.45pm 28 March 2019
7.44am 4 March 2019
10.47am 28 December 2018
2.16am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
2.11am 28 December 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.18am 4 November 2018
10.12am 4 November 2018
7.53pm 26 September 2018
1.12pm 16 September 2018
6.22am 4 August 2018
8.49pm 25 July 2018
1.00pm 18 July 2018

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Longhope Lifeboat Station
Longhope Pier
Longhope
Orkney
KW16 3PG

Station phone number

01856 701333

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm

Shop phone number

01856 701333

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News and media from Longhope Lifeboat Station

Longhope RNLI lifeboat comes to the rescue of grounded creel boat
Helen Comrie leaving Longhope pier 30/09/2019
Article Rescue
Longhope RNLI lifeboat comes to the rescue of grounded creel boat
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Thurso and Longhope RNLI act on the concern for family on the Pentland Firth
Article Lifeboats
Thurso and Longhope RNLI act on the concern for family on the Pentland Firth
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Longhope lifeboat RNLI volunteer crew stand-by to assist small vessel in danger
Lifeboat Helen Comrie leaving Longhope
Article Sea safety
Longhope lifeboat RNLI volunteer crew stand-by to assist small vessel in danger
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Longhope RNLI lifeboat rushed to Duncansby Head this afternoon
Article Beach safety
Longhope RNLI lifeboat rushed to Duncansby Head this afternoon
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