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

4.30pm 27 March 2017
12.23pm 27 March 2017
12.40am 20 March 2017
9.39pm 18 March 2017
10.08am 2 January 2017
9.09am 18 December 2016
4.21pm 26 November 2016
4.18pm 26 November 2016
3.23pm 22 November 2016
9.04pm 1 October 2016
11.12am 9 September 2016
1.20pm 16 August 2016
9.41pm 11 August 2016
6.12pm 19 July 2016
6.11pm 19 July 2016
4.09pm 13 July 2016
1.53am 30 June 2016
1.01pm 26 June 2016

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 10°C
Max: 13°C
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Next tide

Wed 29 Mar
High: 8:06pm 9.7m
Low: 2:06am 0.3m
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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

April-October 11am–5pm daily
Crew training 10am every Sunday

Visitor contact

John Higgie

Visitor contact phone number

01643 706875

Shop hours

April–October
Monday–Sunday
11am–5pm

November–December
Sunday
11am–1pm

Shop phone number

01643 706421

Connect with us

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News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat volunteers scale cliffs to rescue stranded woman
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Article Rescues
Lifeboat volunteers scale cliffs to rescue stranded woman
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Minehead RNLI lifeboatmen scale cliffs to rescue stranded woman
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Article Rescues
Minehead RNLI lifeboatmen scale cliffs to rescue stranded woman
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Minehead RNLI rescue woman from Hurlestone Point
Both Minehead RNLI lifeboats launched at 9:30am to search for a woman missing since 4:30pm the previous day. She was found by the cave at Hurlestone Point, extracted by D class lifeboat, and taken back to First Aiders and an ambulance waiting nearby.
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Minehead RNLI rescue woman from Hurlestone Point
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Walker rescued after all-night ordeal
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Article Lifeboats
Walker rescued after all-night ordeal
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