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

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
1.46pm 28 December 2018
1.46pm 28 December 2018
12.16pm 28 December 2018
3.26am 25 December 2018
1.37pm 11 December 2018
10.12am 14 November 2018
12.17pm 27 October 2018
7.07pm 12 August 2018
12.54pm 8 August 2018
4.46pm 2 August 2018
9.20am 28 July 2018
9.16am 28 July 2018
11.46am 5 June 2018
3.32pm 14 May 2018

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 16°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

Denis Brophy

Visitor contact phone number

01304 373349

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

Weather no deterrent to volunteers
Walmer volunteers battle the elements at the Car Wash
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Weather no deterrent to volunteers
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Walmer RNLI volunteers welcomed ashore by boat sponsor
Mrs Val Rodbard with Walmer's volunteers
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Walmer RNLI volunteers welcomed ashore by boat sponsor
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Walmer RNLI assist people and their dog at risk of being cut off by the tide
Safely aboard Duggie Rodbard II
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Walmer RNLI assist people and their dog at risk of being cut off by the tide
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Sudshine day for RNLI Walmer
Walmer volunteers in readiness for their annual Car Wash
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Sudshine day for RNLI Walmer
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