The currents are strong enough to sweep someone off their feet and too strong to swim against.


DO NOT Swim or Wade in the water at Lepe Spit. Children must not be allowed to paddle there, and should be carefully supervised if entering the water elsewhere in the park.

First Aid is available during our operating hours via our lookout that is situated in the cliff top car park, or from the Lookout in the lower car park during office hours. at all other time please call 999 for any serious incident the postcode for Lepe is SO45 1AD to speed up the help please trying and give a location.


We rely heavily on donations offered by the generosity and goodwill of others. We are fully independent and separate to the RNLI and 100% of your donations will go to keeping Solent Rescue operating to the highest possible standards. 

If you are able to help in any small way please use the form to get in touch or email

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Solent Rescue is a Registered Charity in England and Wales: 267039

Registered Address 9 Sycamore Way, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4RX

Operating Address  Via Lepe Country Park, Exbury, Hampshire, SO45 1AD