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

9.17pm 21 March 2023
1.40pm 20 March 2023
11.57pm 18 March 2023
3.14pm 12 March 2023
7.35pm 11 March 2023
7.31pm 11 March 2023
12.37pm 9 March 2023
9.18pm 5 March 2023
5.58pm 5 March 2023
4.13pm 4 March 2023
11.29pm 28 February 2023
11.21pm 28 February 2023
4.03am 24 February 2023
4.08pm 20 February 2023
4.41am 20 February 2023
11.33pm 13 February 2023
9.56pm 12 February 2023
2.06pm 10 February 2023
7.43pm 25 January 2023
1.42pm 22 January 2023

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 11°C
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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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