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

1.50pm 14 January 2018
11.15am 19 November 2017
3.44pm 17 November 2017
10.51am 16 September 2017
2.31pm 12 August 2017
4.05pm 9 August 2017
2.06pm 23 July 2017
11.55am 7 July 2017
11.40am 7 July 2017
2.36pm 25 June 2017
2.36pm 25 June 2017
3.26pm 12 June 2017
4.30pm 11 June 2017
1.01pm 4 June 2017
4.54pm 19 May 2017
4.48pm 19 May 2017
3.33pm 13 May 2017
3.32pm 13 May 2017
11.59pm 10 May 2017
4.08pm 1 May 2017

Today's weather

5°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 5°C
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Next tide

Tue 16 Jan
Low: 5:34pm 0.6m
High: 11:16pm 2.7m
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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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