RNLI Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station in the snow

Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station

Covering part of the north Devon coast, Ilfracombe has celebrated nearly 180 years as a lifeboat station. The two lifeboats carry out a wide variety of shouts and four Medals for gallantry have been awarded.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station

7.37pm 14 September 2018
5.02pm 10 September 2018
4.18pm 9 September 2018
10.50pm 24 August 2018
10.14pm 24 August 2018
3.34pm 23 August 2018
10.56am 3 August 2018
2.09am 3 August 2018
6.50pm 31 July 2018
9.33pm 30 July 2018
4.05pm 26 July 2018
2.15pm 25 July 2018
2.12pm 25 July 2018
9.56am 25 July 2018
11.44am 24 July 2018
3.57pm 23 July 2018
6.55pm 14 July 2018
1.29pm 7 July 2018
3.44pm 1 July 2018
1.01pm 29 June 2018

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C
Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station
The Lifeboat House
14 Broad Street
Ilfracombe
Devon
EX34 9EE

Station phone number

01271 863771

Visiting times

10am–4pm Monday–Thursday

Visitor contact

Leigh Hanks

Visitor contact phone number

01271 863771

Shop hours

March
Monday - Sunday
11am-3pm

April-October
Monday-Sunday
10.30am-4.30pm

November-December
Monday-Sunday
11am-3pm

Shop phone number

01271 879405

News and media from Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station

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Busy night for Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboats
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Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboat assists exhausted single handed sailor
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Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboat assists exhausted single handed sailor
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Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboat assists exhausted sailors
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