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

12.43pm 3 July 2020
12.37pm 3 July 2020
11.43pm 24 June 2020
3.05pm 23 June 2020
8.41am 23 June 2020
1.41pm 22 June 2020
9.43am 11 June 2020
12.41pm 6 June 2020
2.45pm 5 June 2020
5.21pm 4 June 2020
4.12pm 3 June 2020
4.12pm 3 June 2020
2.20pm 2 June 2020
2.14pm 2 June 2020
11.54am 1 June 2020
11.48am 30 May 2020
6.38pm 25 May 2020
6.38pm 25 May 2020
3.13pm 23 May 2020
1.32pm 23 May 2020

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Torbay Lifeboat Station
Berry Head Road
Brixham
South Devon
TQ5 9AF

Station phone number

01803 853136

Accessibility

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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News and media from Torbay Lifeboat Station

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August 2019 was RNLI Torbay's busiest month in three years
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August 2019 was RNLI Torbay's busiest month in three years
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