Inshore lifeboat at Walmer Lifeboat Station

Walmer Lifeboat Station

Since a lifeboat station at Walmer was established in 1856, crews have received 28 awards for gallantry. Today, the station operates two inshore lifeboats – a B class Atlantic 85 and a smaller D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Walmer Lifeboat Station

9.40am 4 April 2020
10.37am 27 January 2020
10.45am 4 December 2019
10.45am 4 December 2019
10.45am 4 December 2019
2.55am 25 October 2019
5.43pm 8 October 2019
5.59pm 3 August 2019
4.14am 3 August 2019
12.20pm 15 July 2019
11.55am 10 July 2019
4.46pm 5 July 2019
10.24pm 16 June 2019
10.24pm 16 June 2019
12.06pm 21 April 2019
8.31am 4 March 2019
7.45am 4 March 2019
12.56pm 1 March 2019
7.15am 24 February 2019
3.20pm 23 February 2019

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Walmer Lifeboat Station
The Strand
Walmer
Kent
CT14 7DY

Station phone number

01304 374475

Accessibility

Parking on the road is free for one hour.

Visiting times

Easter-Christmas
Thursday and Friday 2pm-4pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Visitor contact

Jenny Preston

Visitor contact email

visits_rnli_walmer@hotmail.com

Visitor contact phone number

01304 374475

Shop hours

Bank Holidays
10am-4pm

Easter Saturday-Christmas
Thursday-Friday 2pm-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm

Shop phone number

01304 381737

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News and media from Walmer Lifeboat Station

Walmer RNLI crew launch to assist a disabled fishing boat
Fishing vessel under tow to Ramsgate Harbour
Article Rescue
Walmer RNLI crew launch to assist a disabled fishing boat
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Walmer RNLI seeks to educate and inspire local youngsters
Sea Scouts visit Walmer lifeboat
Article Beach safety
Walmer RNLI seeks to educate and inspire local youngsters
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Walmer RNLI celebrate newly qualified crew
Neil Franks, Max Bowyer and James Foster on board D Class lifeboat Duggie Rodbard II
Article Crew training
Walmer RNLI celebrate newly qualified crew
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Walmer RNLI volunteer completes helm training.
Dave Mitchell with Area Lifesaving Manager Allen Head
Article Crew training
Walmer RNLI volunteer completes helm training.
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