RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

3.20pm 6 July 2021
2.36pm 24 June 2021
1.34pm 21 June 2021
8.10pm 14 June 2021
12.04pm 14 June 2021
3.55pm 8 June 2021
1.58pm 1 June 2021
5.18pm 26 May 2021
5.18pm 26 May 2021
12.03pm 23 May 2021
4.30pm 2 May 2021
4.30pm 2 May 2021
7.08pm 18 April 2021
7.08pm 18 April 2021
8.33pm 30 March 2021
10.25pm 23 March 2021
9.46am 19 March 2021
3.23pm 29 November 2020
10.14am 19 October 2020
10.35am 18 September 2020

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 19°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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News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

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Article Rescue
Minehead RNLI launch to injured angler
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Minehead RNLI help during a round-Britain walker’s early setback
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Minehead RNLI lifeboat crew rescue casualty in cliff fall
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?