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

12.30pm 22 March 2020
12.30pm 22 March 2020
1.57pm 16 March 2020
4.16pm 7 March 2020
8.56am 11 February 2020
8.37am 11 February 2020
5.56pm 8 February 2020
5.56pm 8 February 2020
2.57pm 5 February 2020
4.41pm 11 January 2020
6.42pm 8 December 2019
4.45pm 28 November 2019
12.11pm 25 November 2019
5.24pm 10 November 2019
5.02pm 10 November 2019
3.20pm 9 November 2019
12.10pm 21 September 2019
4.51pm 20 September 2019
3.15pm 15 September 2019
3.12pm 15 September 2019

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 13°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 lifeboats assist at two incidents on Mothering Sunday.
HM Coastguard helicopter approaching Swanage all-weather lifeboat whilst underway in attempt to transfer equipment.
Article Lifeboats
Swanage lifeboats assist at two incidents on Mothering Sunday.
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Swanage RNLI launch Soapbox Race in Lifeboat Week 2020!
Poster for Swanage RNLI Soapbox Race
Article Fundraising
Swanage RNLI launch Soapbox Race in Lifeboat Week 2020!
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Million-pound training fund helps local lifesavers learn vital skills
Swanage lifeboat crew on the slipway in front of the all-weather lifeboat, the George Thomas Lacy
Article Lifeboats
Million-pound training fund helps local lifesavers learn vital skills
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Swanage Lifeboat Station is Recruiting New Volunteers
Swanagelifeboat crew on the slipway in front of the all-weather lifeboat George Thomas Lacy
Article People
Swanage Lifeboat Station is Recruiting New Volunteers
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