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

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
11.52am 29 July 2020
8.45pm 21 July 2020
8.41pm 1 June 2020
12.27pm 31 May 2020
3.50pm 20 May 2020
2.10pm 22 November 2019
2.07pm 22 November 2019
1.44am 30 October 2019
1.44am 30 October 2019
9.02am 15 October 2019
7.07pm 13 October 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 13°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

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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