RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

8.52pm 12 December 2021
11.58pm 7 December 2021
11.24pm 4 December 2021
11.41am 5 November 2021
1.02pm 4 October 2021
4.46pm 25 September 2021
5.44pm 31 August 2021
1.42am 31 August 2021
1.36am 31 August 2021
1.18am 31 August 2021
1.18am 31 August 2021
7.06am 16 August 2021
12.13am 9 August 2021
8.43pm 24 July 2021
6.43pm 17 July 2021
6.43pm 17 July 2021
6.28pm 17 July 2021
6.28pm 17 July 2021
5.05pm 16 July 2021
8.20am 16 July 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 3°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Barrow Lifeboat Station
Piel Street
Roa Island
LA13 0QQ

Station phone number

01229 820941


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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