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

6.55pm 14 July 2018
1.29pm 7 July 2018
3.44pm 1 July 2018
1.01pm 29 June 2018
12.56pm 29 June 2018
5.34am 25 June 2018
5.30am 25 June 2018
7.23pm 24 June 2018
2.11pm 22 June 2018
7.24pm 16 June 2018
7.24pm 16 June 2018
9.03am 16 June 2018
4.52pm 13 June 2018
4.51pm 13 June 2018
11.47pm 8 June 2018
12.49pm 8 June 2018
10.14pm 12 May 2018
3.35pm 3 May 2018
5.47pm 10 April 2018
5.47pm 10 April 2018

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 16°C
Max: 18°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 receives over £8,000 donation from local M&S branch
David Burgess, Barnstaple RNLI chairman, handing the cheque to Adam Davie, Hospitality Manager at M&S Barnstaple. In the background is some of the M&S staff together with some of the Ilfracombe crew
Article Fundraising
Ilfracombe RNLI receives over £8,000 donation from local M&S branch
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Man saved from River Dart backs RNLI's float to live campaign in the South West
Article Sea safety
Man saved from River Dart backs RNLI's float to live campaign in the South West
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Ilfracombe volunteer crew launch in driving snow to paddle boarder in difficulty
Article Lifeboats
Ilfracombe volunteer crew launch in driving snow to paddle boarder in difficulty
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Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station has officially received a new launch vehicle
Article Lifeboats
Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station has officially received a new launch vehicle
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