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

4.43pm 5 June 2019
6.48pm 1 June 2019
11.19pm 25 May 2019
1.20pm 25 May 2019
2.19pm 21 May 2019
4.24pm 20 May 2019
4.24pm 20 May 2019
3.14pm 5 May 2019
3.14pm 5 May 2019
5.05pm 4 May 2019
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

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 15°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 delighted to receive hamper and cheque from Caen Rotarians
Lifeboat crew with hamper outside lifeboat station with representatives of Caen Rotarians
Article Lifeboats
Ilfracombe RNLI delighted to receive hamper and cheque from Caen Rotarians
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Ilfracombe RNLI tows yacht to safety
Yacht being towed
Article Lifeboats
Ilfracombe RNLI tows yacht to safety
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Ilfracombe RNLI launched to rescue kayakers.
Inshore lifeboat and crew with kayaker making way to beach
Article Rescue
Ilfracombe RNLI launched to rescue kayakers.
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RNLI Ilfracombe receives grant from North Devon Coast AONB
ND AONB present grant to Ilfracombe RNLI at the lifeboat station attended by the lifeboat crew
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RNLI Ilfracombe receives grant from North Devon Coast AONB
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