The Lifeboat Station is open daily from around 0830hrs
- closing times around 2000 hrs
in summer ; 1700 hrs in winter . Visitors have access to a large viewing
the lifeboat , which also houses the souvenir shop and generally has a
video loop running.
More detailed visits , including a tour of the station and lifeboats,
are available by prior
School And Group Visits
We are always happy to accommodate group visits , and regularly
host School groups
throughout the year. The usual format is a short talk
about the operation of the RNLI , and
our Station in particular, followed
by a tour of the station and the lifeboats. This usually
lasts in total for
abour one hour.The same system, suitably modified , is applied to visits
any other interested groups.
Lifeboat Souvenir Shop
The souvenir shop opens from Easter to September each year. Opening hours
on the availability of volunteer staff and, to some extent, the weather.
Generally , the shop opens
at 11am , and closes at around 4.30 pm.
Sundays ; Monday afternoons , Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays are general
opening days - the
shop is not open on Saturdays. If you intend travelling any distance to
visit the shop , please
telephone the Station first to check opening times. Tel. 01736 871222.
Contact Us About Visits
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