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

12.03am 16 October 2021
12.52pm 15 October 2021
9.40pm 14 October 2021
8.26pm 13 October 2021
5.06pm 11 October 2021
5.02pm 11 October 2021
6.16pm 10 October 2021
10.30am 10 October 2021
12.01am 1 October 2021
12.13am 28 September 2021
12.12am 28 September 2021
6.19pm 27 September 2021
10.20pm 21 September 2021
9.50pm 21 September 2021
12.14pm 15 September 2021
12.01pm 15 September 2021
11.24pm 13 September 2021
7.54pm 13 September 2021
2.57pm 9 September 2021
12.58am 3 September 2021

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 17°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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