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

8.39pm 14 April 2021
3.09pm 10 April 2021
11.06pm 8 April 2021
1.22pm 7 April 2021
1.22pm 7 April 2021
8.51am 3 April 2021
7.16pm 2 April 2021
1.48am 1 April 2021
3.28pm 27 March 2021
12.43pm 26 March 2021
3.47pm 25 March 2021
6.06pm 24 March 2021
7.26pm 22 March 2021
8.44pm 16 March 2021
9.27am 8 March 2021
10.54am 7 March 2021
5.31pm 2 March 2021
4.24pm 28 February 2021
5.03pm 19 February 2021
3.43pm 16 February 2021

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 10°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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