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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station

10.53am 10 November 2021
9.09am 25 October 2021
10.07pm 13 August 2021
10.30pm 24 July 2021
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

Today's weather

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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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