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

11.49pm 7 November 2018
9.09pm 22 October 2018
7.42am 21 October 2018
10.24pm 16 October 2018
8.03pm 14 October 2018
6.13pm 13 October 2018
5.12pm 11 October 2018
5.12pm 11 October 2018
4.43pm 11 October 2018
11.22pm 5 October 2018
1.58pm 2 October 2018
9.03am 1 October 2018
7.33am 29 September 2018
3.48am 29 September 2018
7.38pm 25 September 2018
12.27pm 24 September 2018
3.23pm 13 September 2018
3.43pm 11 September 2018
7.19pm 10 September 2018
7.42pm 9 September 2018

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 12°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

A proud day for Torbay as RNLI Coxswain collects OBE from HRH Prince William
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A proud day for Torbay as RNLI Coxswain collects OBE from HRH Prince William
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The RNLI Torbay all-weather lifeboat brings the sailing vessel into Dartmouth
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