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

4.51pm 20 September 2020
5.00pm 31 August 2020
4.20am 29 August 2020
1.48pm 23 August 2020
1.46pm 15 August 2020
6.23pm 13 August 2020
6.23pm 13 August 2020
6.17pm 13 August 2020
5.11pm 2 August 2020
3.15pm 22 July 2020
4.24pm 17 July 2020
2.21pm 17 July 2020
3.10pm 10 July 2020
3.03pm 10 July 2020
5.35pm 1 July 2020
1.36am 24 May 2020
8.44am 16 April 2020
3.26am 3 January 2020
3.06am 3 January 2020
1.52pm 30 December 2019

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

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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