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

1.46pm 13 July 2017
4.24pm 7 July 2017
9.41pm 6 July 2017
8.29am 12 June 2017
12.21pm 30 May 2017
5.52pm 25 May 2017
12.14pm 21 May 2017
7.21am 16 May 2017
11.29pm 15 May 2017
11.27pm 15 May 2017
10.02pm 5 May 2017
10.02pm 5 May 2017
2.06pm 20 April 2017
6.52pm 15 April 2017
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

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Next tide

Wed 26 Jul
Low: 2:58pm 0.7m
High: 9:18pm 9.4m
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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

Minehead RNLI rescue dog from the bottom of the cliff
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Article Rescues
Minehead RNLI rescue dog from the bottom of the cliff
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Minehead RNLI rescue dog
Mineheads D class called to a dog that had fallen down the cliffs at Hurlestone Point. The dog had fallen about 200 foot from the lookout tower. Owners gave permission to use footage on the beach. Sorry no sound - mic is broken. Dogs name Indy.
Video Lifeboats
Minehead RNLI rescue dog
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RNLI crew member issues equipment warning to sailors after cabin cruiser rescue
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI crew member issues equipment warning to sailors after cabin cruiser rescue
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Minehead RNLI assist boat with a fouled propellor
Mineheads Atlantic 85 called to a small fishing boat after its anchor became fouled around its prop.
Video Lifeboats
Minehead RNLI assist boat with a fouled propellor
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