RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Torbay Lifeboat Station

Torbay Lifeboat Station

For nearly 140 years Torbay Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat and today the station also has an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have a remarkable history of bravery with 52 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Torbay Lifeboat Station

3.23am 29 July 2021
7.57pm 21 July 2021
5.57am 21 July 2021
5.13pm 19 July 2021
12.23am 14 July 2021
5.22pm 6 July 2021
3.51pm 4 July 2021
12.44am 30 June 2021
2.25pm 27 June 2021
1.34pm 26 June 2021
10.46am 24 June 2021
12.48am 21 June 2021
9.38pm 20 June 2021
9.33pm 20 June 2021
1.21am 17 June 2021
10.45pm 15 June 2021
10.09am 13 June 2021
2.42pm 12 June 2021
6.05pm 11 June 2021
6.00pm 11 June 2021

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Torbay Lifeboat Station
Berry Head Road
South Devon

Station phone number

01803 853136


Parking is limited although public car parks are very close by.

Visiting times

Typically between 10am-4pm. Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop hours

Typically between 10am-4pm. Shop opening hours are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop phone number

Shop at Middle Street: 01803 883570
Kiosk at station: 01803 853136 (same as station)

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