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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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Minehead Lifeboat Station

8.16am 21 April 2022
6.50am 20 April 2022
9.41pm 19 April 2022
3.29pm 12 April 2022
3.07pm 29 January 2022
3.04pm 29 January 2022
3.50pm 16 January 2022
2.57pm 31 December 2021
8.16am 3 December 2021
5.07pm 23 November 2021
6.31pm 15 November 2021
3.26pm 9 November 2021
11.07pm 18 September 2021
4.46pm 9 September 2021
5.47pm 7 September 2021
5.47pm 7 September 2021
5.51pm 26 August 2021
5.51pm 26 August 2021
9.22pm 14 August 2021
3.20pm 6 July 2021

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Minehead Lifeboat Station
Quay West
TA24 5UN

Station phone number

01643 703388


Disabled access

Visiting times

Visitors may view boathouse when shop is open. Crew training Sunday mornings 9:30am (except first Sunday of the month), also first and third Thursday evenings at 7pm.

Visitor contact

Eric Atkins (for school and organised visits)

Visitor contact phone number

07929072299 or 01398323634

Shop hours

Mid March-October 
Daily 10.30am-4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday
11am - 3pm

26 December to early Jan
Daily 11am-3pm

Two weeks of February Half Term Holidays
Daily 11am-3pm

Shop phone number

01643 706421

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