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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

2.31pm 10 April 2024
11.36pm 31 March 2024
12.20am 19 February 2024
5.30pm 25 January 2024
10.22pm 30 December 2023
8.36pm 29 December 2023
12.57pm 2 November 2023
5.16pm 23 October 2023
3.36pm 22 October 2023
2.05pm 18 October 2023
10.32pm 29 September 2023
5.24pm 29 September 2023
12.27pm 16 September 2023
5.08pm 17 August 2023
9.48pm 8 July 2023
12.43pm 29 June 2023
2.46pm 25 June 2023
9.29am 17 June 2023
12.29am 6 June 2023
4.54pm 5 June 2023

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 10°C
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We're building the Minehead crew the facilities they need and deserve to save lives for generations to come.

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

Four people holding the RNLI Scroll
Article Heritage
Minehead celebrates RNLI 200th anniversary
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Article Events
Crowds welcome Barry Dock RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat home
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Cheque presentation with crew standing in front of boathouse
Article People
Lifeboat supporter’s generous bequest
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Article Heritage
Minehead RNLI lays down the gauntlet in shanty challenge
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