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

3.35pm 24 April 2018
1.33pm 18 April 2018
1.15pm 18 April 2018
11.55am 7 April 2018
3.36pm 21 March 2018
1.20pm 29 January 2018
10.58am 18 January 2018
4.56pm 16 January 2018
11.40pm 28 December 2017
1.30pm 1 December 2017
1.26pm 1 December 2017
11.19am 10 November 2017
8.31pm 3 November 2017
6.15pm 21 October 2017
11.30am 16 October 2017
10.28am 8 October 2017
4.55pm 2 October 2017
8.04am 10 September 2017
5.08pm 27 August 2017
6.11pm 22 August 2017

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 5°C
Max: 10°C
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Next tide

Wed 25 Apr
High: 3.27pm 2.3m
Low: 9.37pm 0.7m
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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

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News and media from Minehead Lifeboat Station

Minehead RNLI rescue woman trapped in harbour mud
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Minehead RNLI rescue woman trapped in harbour mud
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Lifeboat volunteers in the south west ready to launch at Christmas to save lives
Article Sea safety
Lifeboat volunteers in the south west ready to launch at Christmas to save lives
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Trapped charity walker snatched to safety by Minehead RNLI
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Article Sea safety
Trapped charity walker snatched to safety by Minehead RNLI
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Minehead Atlantic 85 launched to walker cut off at Foreland
Mineheads Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched in Force 6 conditions to a walker cut off by the tide approximately 2 miles SE of Foreland point. Walker located by Lynmouth Coatguard. Minehead Lifeboat Veered down and sent swimmer in to the beach. The walker was then recovered to the lifeboat and returned to Minehead Boathouse. Consent has been given by the casualty for this video.
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Minehead Atlantic 85 launched to walker cut off at Foreland
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