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

12.54am 15 June 2017
7.31am 12 June 2017
12.31pm 7 June 2017
1.47pm 6 June 2017
4.03pm 27 May 2017
1.22pm 27 May 2017
4.58pm 22 May 2017
4.49pm 22 May 2017
11.46am 14 May 2017
11.33am 14 May 2017
4.08pm 5 May 2017
6.24pm 29 April 2017
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

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 13°C
Max: 20°C
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Next tide

Sun 25 Jun
High: 7:37am 9.4m
Low: 1:39pm 0.5m
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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 rescue seasick casualty and trapped kayaker
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Ilfracombe RNLI rescue seasick casualty and trapped kayaker
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Ilfracombe RNLI respond to stricken yacht
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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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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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Article Rescues
Ilfracombe RNLI rescue two people in attempt to save dog
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