RNLI College FAQs

Find answers to our most frequently asked questions about RNLI College – the home of RNLI training.

Want to know more? Explore our RNLI College website and discover how every visit helps save lives at sea.

How do I book a room at RNLI College?

You can check availability online on our dedicated RNLI College website.

Alternatively you can call RNLI College on 0300 300 7654 or email reception@rnli.org.uk.

Can I book a tour of RNLI College?

Yes. Our College Discovery Tours take you behind the scenes so you can see firsthand where and how our lifeboat crews and lifeguards are trained. 

You can find out more about our tours and how to book on the RNLI College website.

Can I get married at RNLI College?

Set on the water’s edge at Holes Bay in Poole, RNLI College makes an extraordinary wedding venue.

The College is licensed for both marriage ceremonies and civil partnerships and can accommodate your wedding breakfast and evening reception in its attractive function rooms – the Harbour View and Waterfront Suites.  

What’s more, by holding your wedding at RNLI College, you’ll be helping to raise essential lifesaving funds because every £1 you spend helps save lives at sea. 

To find out more about weddings at RNLI College visit our College website.