Minehead Lifeboat Station

Minehead Lifeboat Station

Looking out over the broad expanse of the Bristol Channel, Minehead Lifeboat Station has operated from the same boathouse for over 100 years. Today's station has two inshore lifeboats - a B class Atlantic 85 and a D class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Minehead Lifeboat Station

11.19am 10 November 2017
8.31pm 3 November 2017
6.15pm 21 October 2017
11.30am 16 October 2017
10.28am 8 October 2017
4.55pm 2 October 2017
8.04am 10 September 2017
5.08pm 27 August 2017
6.11pm 22 August 2017
5.20pm 4 August 2017
2.01pm 30 July 2017
1.46pm 13 July 2017
4.24pm 7 July 2017
9.41pm 6 July 2017
8.29am 12 June 2017
12.21pm 30 May 2017
5.52pm 25 May 2017
12.14pm 21 May 2017
7.21am 16 May 2017
11.29pm 15 May 2017

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 13°C
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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
High: 8:03pm 8.3m
Low: 1:54am 2.0m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Minehead Lifeboat Station
Quay West
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 5UN

Station phone number

01643 703388

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

April-October 11am–5pm daily
Crew training 10am every Sunday

Visitor contact

John Higgie

Visitor contact phone number

01643 706875

Shop hours

April–October
Monday–Sunday
11am–5pm

November–December
Sunday
11am–1pm

Shop phone number

01643 706421

Connect with us

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News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

Trapped charity walker snatched to safety by Minehead RNLI
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Article Sea safety
Trapped charity walker snatched to safety by Minehead RNLI
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Minehead Atlantic 85 launched to walker cut off at Foreland
Mineheads Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched in Force 6 conditions to a walker cut off by the tide approximately 2 miles SE of Foreland point. Walker located by Lynmouth Coatguard. Minehead Lifeboat Veered down and sent swimmer in to the beach. The walker was then recovered to the lifeboat and returned to Minehead Boathouse. Consent has been given by the casualty for this video.
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Minehead Atlantic 85 launched to walker cut off at Foreland
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RNLI Minehead seeks new recruits
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Article RNLI People
RNLI Minehead seeks new recruits
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Enjoy Fish Supper in Somerset by Michelin starred chef to help save lives at sea
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