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

6.23pm 4 December 2016
1.29pm 22 November 2016
8.04am 1 November 2016
1.27pm 22 October 2016
6.55pm 2 October 2016
5.07pm 2 October 2016
7.00pm 1 October 2016
12.28pm 24 September 2016
10.50am 23 September 2016
5.59pm 17 September 2016
4.44pm 15 September 2016
9.35am 15 September 2016
9.31am 15 September 2016
9.24am 15 September 2016
9.24am 15 September 2016
2.14pm 8 September 2016
2.12pm 8 September 2016
3.29pm 7 September 2016
11.34am 7 September 2016
5.45pm 6 September 2016

Today's weather

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Next tide

Mon 5 Dec
Low: 3:04pm 2.3m
High: 9:28pm 7.8m
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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

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