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

4.24pm 4 May 2019
8.27pm 19 April 2019
6.59am 21 March 2019
3.27pm 16 November 2018
12.18pm 19 October 2018
1.07am 10 October 2018
12.03am 10 October 2018
5.28pm 7 October 2018
5.28pm 7 October 2018
6.13pm 26 September 2018
7.18pm 24 September 2018
6.05pm 16 August 2018
10.30pm 13 July 2018
6.57pm 12 July 2018
11.35am 30 June 2018
11.34am 30 June 2018
8.27pm 27 June 2018
10.42am 19 June 2018
4.17pm 28 May 2018
9.07pm 19 May 2018

Today's weather

14°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 14°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

John Higgie

Visitor contact phone number

01643 706875

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

Connect with us

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News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

MINEHEAD LIFEBOATS LAUNCHED FOR CRASHED HANG GLIDER
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MINEHEAD LIFEBOATS LAUNCHED FOR CRASHED HANG GLIDER
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Minehead RNLI search for object floating
Minehead Lifeboat - both boats tasked to locate an object floating in Minehead Bay. Object appears to have been a floating log. Search stood down.
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Minehead RNLI search for object floating
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Three sailors rescued after extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
Three sailors have been found off Flat Holm Island after an extensive search this morning (Thursday 21 March) involving five RNLI lifeboats and HM Coastguard 187 helicopter.
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Three sailors rescued after extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
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Three sailors rescued following extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
Minehead involved in extensive search for three fishermen, who were found off Flat Holm Island, after leaving their ship to head for Barry. The sailors had attempted to make their way back from Barry to Minehead on the RIB, but had got lost in foggy conditions in the channel.
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Three sailors rescued following extensive RNLI search in the Bristol Channel
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