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

3.28pm 18 September 2019
3.28pm 18 September 2019
7.09pm 17 September 2019
2.31pm 14 September 2019
7.37pm 2 September 2019
2.27pm 26 August 2019
2.27pm 26 August 2019
1.54pm 25 July 2019
12.37pm 25 July 2019
11.42am 25 July 2019
12.09pm 24 July 2019
7.05pm 16 July 2019
3.15pm 15 July 2019
3.15pm 15 July 2019
3.15pm 15 July 2019
3.15pm 15 July 2019
9.35am 4 July 2019
11.07am 26 June 2019
1.09am 25 June 2019
12.39pm 5 June 2019

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 18°C
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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

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

November-December
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

Skip the puppy rescued by Minehead Lifeboat
'Skip'the Puppy taken off a local fishing boat with a fish hook lodged in his mouth. Dog taken to local vets and is doing well. Local Charter Skipper Steve Yeandle aboard Scoobey Doo Too new puppy had accidentally swallowed a fish hook. Boat was unable to recover due to the tide  so D class launched at request on CG. Full use granted - Steve is a big supporter of Minehead RNLI and has granted full permission to use.
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Skip the puppy rescued by Minehead Lifeboat
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South West RNLI lifeboat stations to feature in series 4 of Saving Lives at Sea
Saving Lives at Sea series 4 group shot
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South West RNLI lifeboat stations to feature in series 4 of Saving Lives at Sea
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Minehead RNLI issue warning after 12 year old boy is trapped under cliffs
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Article Beach safety
Minehead RNLI issue warning after 12 year old boy is trapped under cliffs
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Inflatables rescued
Minehead's D claas launched 3 time in one day. Multiple inflatables blown off shore. No persons actually needed recusing.
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Inflatables rescued
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