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Falmouth Lifeboat

Tinners Walk, Falmouth TR11 3XZ, England
+44 1326 210844
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Brilliant tour

On holiday in Cornwall we took a day trip to Falmouth. I’ve always had an interest in the RNLI and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HazzaNorfolk
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Norfolk
Great Tour

We spent a week in Falmouth on our annual trip back to the UK and saw this listed on Tripadvisor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gwfrydg48
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Parker, Colorado
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Falmouth Lifeboat Station is one of a number of stations around the coast designated as an 'Explore Station'. This means that the station is open to visitors for most of the year, subject always to operational requirements. A team of volunteers provide free guided tours of the station's B class Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat and Severn class all-weather lifeboat. There is no need to book, just go into the lifeboat shop attached to the station. Group visits can be booked in advance. Please visit the station website for more information.
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  • Average1%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Tinners Walk, Falmouth TR11 3XZ, England
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+44 1326 210844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On holiday in Cornwall we took a day trip to Falmouth. I’ve always had an interest in the RNLI and will always visit a Lifeboat station to add a photograph to my collection. I was pleasantly surprised when I found that the Falmouth station did...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a week in Falmouth on our annual trip back to the UK and saw this listed on Tripadvisor. What a fantastic experience. My wife and I (ex-pats for many years now) had a great tour given by Ian, one of the volunteers. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were given an excellent conducted tour of the Lifeboat Station. This included a visit on board one of the large lifeboats where our friendly guide answered our many questions. As my wife and I were the only members of the public there was no...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Well done guys - lovely tour by your volunteers. Thank you so much for the great work you all do. We really appreciate it.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Stumbled across this when we couldn’t find parking outside the National Maritime Museum. There is a huge car park in front of the shop and the kids clocked and wanted to look in the shop. As we entered the lovely shop assistant asked if we...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

OK, I'll admit it - I am retired US Coast Guard and love lifeboats and what they do. So when we had the opportunity to visit the Falmouth Lifeboat and go on board we jumped at the chance. A volunteer gave us the tour and...More

1  Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

went to visit the lifeboat station and were pleased to actually go on the boat.Normally you walk around it and read of the history,falmouth has volunteers who take you on the lifeboat and explain everything to you,it was amazing,needless to say I don't want to...More

Thank jennifer l
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We popped to the Lifeboat station having read reviews on TripAdvisor and we're not disappointed. It's only open for 2 hours on a Saturday, but an hour is all you need. We had a look around the all weather and inshore Lifeboats. The tour gave...More

1  Thank karenandjohn2015
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

visited the shop and was asked if we would like a tour, we were shown all around the boathouse and over the lifeboat itself and found it very interesting and intuitive and would reccomend this tour.

1  Thank Mervyn J
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Good to see all the old lifeboats too last weekend with many of the past and present brave RNLI volunteers and staff who man them. Thank you to you all.

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