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

3.58pm 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
1.08pm 17 October 2022
9.11pm 11 October 2022
10.17pm 12 September 2022
9.53pm 12 September 2022
6.28pm 9 September 2022
1.37am 8 September 2022
1.33am 8 September 2022
7.17pm 29 August 2022
7.02pm 29 August 2022
3.19pm 28 August 2022
8.18pm 27 August 2022
4.41pm 21 August 2022
10.04pm 14 August 2022
5.57pm 14 August 2022

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 8°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

News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

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Minehead's upgraded lifeboat station unveiled
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Article Rescue
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Minehead RNLI's D class lifeboat
Article Beach safety
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