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 launches from Barrow Lifeboat Station

6.02pm 4 September 2019
11.53pm 28 August 2019
8.17pm 17 August 2019
9.44am 12 August 2019
8.37pm 1 August 2019
2.34pm 26 July 2019
3.26pm 23 July 2019
4.10am 18 July 2019
6.10pm 14 July 2019
3.39pm 13 July 2019
3.45pm 6 July 2019
4.54pm 25 June 2019
10.39pm 22 June 2019
12.10am 21 May 2019
12.10am 21 May 2019
10.15pm 5 May 2019
10.15pm 5 May 2019
3.55pm 5 May 2019
9.36am 4 May 2019
11.59am 2 May 2019

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 16°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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