RNLI Appledore Lifeboat Station

Appledore Lifeboat Station

Situated on the north Devon coast, Appledore Lifeboat Station operates an all-weather Tamar class lifeboat and an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat. Lifeboat crews have been presented with 30 RNLI awards for gallantry and 4 foreign medals.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Appledore Lifeboat Station

1.54am 21 April 2021
1.23pm 8 April 2021
10.48am 3 April 2021
7.10am 29 March 2021
2.05am 23 March 2021
11.34pm 17 March 2021
5.18am 17 March 2021
3.37am 10 March 2021
9.22am 28 February 2021
9.15am 28 February 2021
7.11am 27 February 2021
5.40pm 11 February 2021
5.40pm 11 February 2021
4.12pm 31 January 2021
5.57pm 30 December 2020
3.42pm 27 December 2020
1.09pm 24 December 2020
1.21pm 29 November 2020
2.57pm 31 October 2020
2.58pm 28 October 2020

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 12°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Jubilee Road
North Devon
EX39 1SB

Station telephone number

01237 473969

Station opening hours

Monday-Friday - 9am-3pm

Saturday - 10.30am-2pm throughout the Summer

Sunday - 11am-3pm from late Spring and throughout the Summer

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News and media from Appledore Lifeboat Station

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