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

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
2.50pm 4 June 2019
3.35pm 1 June 2019
3.35pm 1 June 2019
3.28pm 1 June 2019
1.24pm 25 May 2019
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

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 19°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

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Minehead RNLI carry out helicopter training exercise
Ian Evans (new crew) helming Mineheads D class on exercise with Coastguard 187 Helicopter
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Minehead RNLI carry out helicopter training exercise
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Minehead RNLI lifeboats to the rescue as swan flies away
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Article Beach safety
Minehead RNLI lifeboats to the rescue as swan flies away
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Minehead RNLI rescue two girls who had drifted offshore in an inflatable swan
Minehead RNLI rescued two five year old girls who had drifted off shore when the tether held by an adult on the beach, on their inflatable swan slipped
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Minehead RNLI rescue two girls who had drifted offshore in an inflatable swan
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