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

12.27pm 16 September 2023
5.08pm 17 August 2023
9.48pm 8 July 2023
12.43pm 29 June 2023
2.46pm 25 June 2023
9.29am 17 June 2023
12.29am 6 June 2023
4.54pm 5 June 2023
1.03pm 5 June 2023
4.36pm 13 May 2023
6.44pm 20 April 2023
11.13pm 4 April 2023
8.15pm 26 March 2023
5.55pm 9 March 2023
3.58pm 22 January 2023
1.15pm 1 January 2023
7.19pm 12 November 2022
1.18pm 17 October 2022
1.18pm 17 October 2022
1.18pm 17 October 2022

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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We're building the Minehead crew the facilities they need and deserve to save lives for generations to come.

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

News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

RNLI Lifeboats logo on grey background
Article Rescue
Day’s second shout brings cliff rescue for Minehead RNLI
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Article People
Have lifejacket, will travel
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Article Fundraising
Taunton race day to raise funds for Minehead RNLI
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Article Heritage
Minehead's upgraded lifeboat station unveiled
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