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

RNLI Clovelly Lifeboat Station

Clovelly Lifeboat Station

A small station, nestled into the heart of the historic and picturesque heritage village of Clovelly. Saving lives since 1870, the station now proudly houses an Atlantic 85 – the Toby Rundle.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Clovelly Lifeboat Station

12.20pm 21 July 2021
5.00pm 6 May 2021
3.42pm 27 December 2020
9.48am 10 October 2020
5.49pm 3 August 2020
4.57pm 15 July 2020
7.37pm 14 March 2020
5.12am 5 March 2020
6.52pm 4 December 2019
6.37pm 4 December 2019
7.47pm 18 September 2019
5.36pm 13 August 2019
1.26pm 3 August 2019
3.25pm 18 June 2019
3.25pm 18 June 2019
8.25am 20 May 2019
6.41pm 8 May 2019
4.41pm 18 April 2019
10.55am 24 February 2019
2.09pm 22 February 2019

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Clovelly Lifeboat Station
62 The Quay
EX39 5TF

Station phone number

01237 431828

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Mark Kilby, Boathouse Manager

Visitor contact phone number


Shop hours

Monday-Thursday and Saturday 11am-4pm

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News and media from Clovelly Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
It’s the Final Countdown - English Channel swim for Appledore and Clovelly RNLI
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Simon Jessop was the first person to complete the 19 mile RNLI Clovelly to Appledore Sponsored Walk
Article Fundraising
Clovelly to Appledore RNLI sponsored walk.
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Article Sea safety
Clovelly RNLI launch to two people in tidal cut off at Hartland Quay
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Article Sea safety
Appledore and Clovelly RNLI involved in multiagency rescue of fisherman
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