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

7.51pm 20 April 2019
7.50am 16 April 2019
8.14pm 11 April 2019
3.30pm 7 April 2019
7.29am 7 April 2019
5.45pm 6 April 2019
5.45pm 6 April 2019
2.35pm 27 March 2019
5.40pm 25 March 2019
8.06am 21 March 2019
8.54am 9 March 2019
8.54am 9 March 2019
6.14pm 14 February 2019
5.50pm 14 February 2019
5.24pm 9 February 2019
5.19pm 9 February 2019
4.39pm 20 January 2019
12.32pm 15 December 2018
5.23pm 18 October 2018
7.37pm 14 September 2018

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 11°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

Ilfracombe RNLI thanks volunteers for long service at awards ceremony
Award winners with Andrew Putt who presented the awards
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Ilfracombe RNLI thanks volunteers for long service at awards ceremony
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Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboats launched to report of four people cut off by tide
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Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboats launched to report of four people cut off by tide
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RNLI Appledore and Ilfracombe lifeboats launched to assist ferry
Ferry under tow assisted by Ilfracombe RNLI lifeboats
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RNLI Appledore and Ilfracombe lifeboats launched to assist ferry
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Ilfracombe RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to rescue kayaker
D Class lifeboat with crew
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Ilfracombe RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to rescue kayaker
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