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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station

12.40pm 10 April 2017
5.51pm 5 April 2017
9.52pm 2 April 2017
10.41am 28 March 2017
10.40am 28 March 2017
10.36am 28 March 2017
10.29am 28 March 2017
3.57pm 26 March 2017
3.21pm 7 March 2017
8.58am 1 March 2017
7.47am 1 March 2017
5.12pm 26 December 2016
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

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Sat 29 Apr
High: 9:10pm 9.5m
Low: 3:13am 0.7m
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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

Ilfracombe RNLI respond to stricken yacht
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RNLI in south west urges people to put safety first ahead of Easter holidays
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Ilfracombe RNLI rescue two people in attempt to save dog
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Ilfracombe RNLI rescue two people in attempt to save dog
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Ilfracombe RNLI Spring into action.
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