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

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
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

Today's weather

24°C Cloudy
Min: 20°C Max: 24°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

Early morning call for volunteers
Walmer inshore lifeboat crew in Ramsgate Harbour
Article Rescue
Early morning call for volunteers
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Walmer RNLI crew member celebrates long service award
Volunteer Andrew Murray with his family after receiving his 20 Year Award.
Article People
Walmer RNLI crew member celebrates long service award
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Dover RNLI celebrates Fête de la Mer in France
Article Sea safety
Dover RNLI celebrates Fête de la Mer in France
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Volunteers benefit from cross-agency training and briefing
Walmer lifeboat crew with Coastguard Rescue helicopter 163 from Lydd.
Article Sea safety
Volunteers benefit from cross-agency training and briefing
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