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

10.14pm 12 May 2018
3.35pm 3 May 2018
5.47pm 10 April 2018
5.47pm 10 April 2018
7.17pm 7 April 2018
11.11am 17 March 2018
1.34pm 15 March 2018
1.25am 30 January 2018
4.31pm 26 December 2017
3.43pm 22 December 2017
6.19pm 22 October 2017
11.28am 16 October 2017
4.02pm 27 August 2017
3.51pm 19 August 2017
3.08pm 13 August 2017
4.22pm 8 August 2017
3.35pm 6 August 2017
10.38am 31 July 2017
1.46pm 28 July 2017
1.45pm 28 July 2017

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Tue 22 May
Low: 6.37pm 0.8m
High: 1.01am 2.3m
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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 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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£1M training fund helps local lifesavers learn vital skills
Brendan Ashford, trainee crew member at Ilfracombe RNLI
Article Crew training
£1M training fund helps local lifesavers learn vital skills
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Ilfracombe RNLI rescue three fishermen cut off by the tide
Article Rescues
Ilfracombe RNLI rescue three fishermen cut off by the tide
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