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

RNLI Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

Located on the Somerset coast, Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station was established in 1836. The current station was opened in 2003 and operates two inshore lifeboats.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

6.40pm 23 July 2021
4.22pm 19 July 2021
10.48am 17 July 2021
3.37am 14 July 2021
9.21am 9 July 2021
9.21am 9 July 2021
2.22pm 15 June 2021
1.39pm 15 June 2021
12.49pm 13 June 2021
5.40pm 27 May 2021
8.53am 20 May 2021
11.57pm 7 September 2020
11.57pm 7 September 2020
4.28pm 26 August 2020
6.13pm 16 August 2020
8.02pm 10 August 2020
8.02pm 10 August 2020
2.35pm 9 August 2020
10.13pm 3 August 2020
10.07pm 3 August 2020

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 20°C
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Donate to help run our lifeboat station in Burnham-on-Sea. Covid has heavily impacted our usual fundraising but our crews remain busy saving lives at sea.

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station
Pier Street

Station phone number

01278 789375

Visiting times

By appointment only

Shop address

10A High Street

Shop Hours

Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm

Shop phone number

01278 786474

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News and media from Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

The Jetski being towed back to Burnham beach.
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Burnham-on-Sea RNLI paged for disabled jetski
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The D Class lifeboat Burnham Reach returns to Burnham beach for recovery
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Kayakers cause concern at Brean
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Could you be a lifesaver? Burnham-on-Sea RNLI seeks new recruits
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Burnham-on-Sea D class lifeboat Burnham Reach on it’s way down Burnham Jetty
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Burnham-on-Sea RNLI paged for disabled speedboat
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?