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RNLI Barmouth Lifeboat Station

Barrow Lifeboat Station

There has been an RNLI presence in Barrow since 1864. The current station opened in 2001 and houses a Tamar class all weather lifeboat and a D class Inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Barrow Lifeboat Station

12.38pm 25 May 2024
6.53pm 19 May 2024
2.11pm 10 April 2024
10.44am 2 April 2024
3.57pm 16 March 2024
3.53pm 7 March 2024
7.33am 2 February 2024
1.03pm 19 September 2023
12.16pm 22 August 2023
1.31pm 5 August 2023
3.57pm 4 August 2023
3.53pm 4 August 2023
4.49pm 6 July 2023
5.02pm 28 June 2023
11.09pm 3 June 2023
12.05am 30 May 2023
3.18pm 29 May 2023
2.23pm 30 April 2023
1.47pm 26 April 2023
9.39pm 20 April 2023

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Barrow Lifeboat Station
Piel Street
Roa Island
Barrow-in-Furness
LA13 0QQ

Station phone number

01229 820941

Accessibility

Free council car park available on Roa Island and, with consideration to local residents, there is limited street parking.

Visiting times

Access to the station’s viewing gallery depends on when the station is manned. Please contact the station on 01229 820941 before travelling or pre-book your visit.

Visitor contact

Mike Cumming. For pre-booked station tours and group visits

Visitor contact phone number

07854 712489

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News and media from Barrow Lifeboat Station

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Barrow Lifeboat Called to Assist Stricken Yacht
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Barrow Lifeboat 'Grace Dixon'
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Barrow Lifeboat Called to Yacht in Distress
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Casualty Vessel under light of Barrow Lifeboat
Article Fishing Safety
Barrow Lifeboat Answers Fishing Vessel’s Mayday Call
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