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Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station

Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6RN, England
+44 1273 593403
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Check the opening times - the tour is free

We had a wonderful tour conducted by a volunteer who was extremely knowledgeable. The work that the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daryl M
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Nice building fairly new. Was open for a look around so had a half hour to spare. Boat is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve M
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Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station is a large modern working lifeboat station located on the south coast of England. It houses one of the Royal National Lifeboat Institutions modern 'Tamar' class all weather lifeboats. It also houses a smaller 'D' class inshore lifeboat. The station is set over three levels and is fully accessible as there is a lift to all levels. The station is open to the public, Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and also on Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 4pm. There are always visitor guide's on hand to show visitors around the lifeboat station. Entry and guided tours are free of charge. Group visits Welcome, please contact the lifeboat visits officer for further details. There is ample free car parking directly outside the lifeboat station. Alternatively Stagecoach bus route 700 'Coastliner' operates a regular service between Brighton and Littlehampton and stops almost right outside the lifeboat station on Brighton Road.
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Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6RN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful tour conducted by a volunteer who was extremely knowledgeable. The work that the RNLI does is astounding. Pay a visit and make a contribution (or not) to this wonderful service

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice building fairly new. Was open for a look around so had a half hour to spare. Boat is very impressive would have been great to see it launch! informative informal friendly guide, good information. Enjoyable diversion.

Thank Steve M
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Andy M, Lifeboat Visits Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Steve Thank you for your review and were glad that you found our lifeboat station interesting and enjoyed seeing our boat.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic place shown round the lifeboat station by a lady who informed us about everything that goes on,were there about an hour,would recommend the place to everyone.well worth a visit.

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Andy M, Lifeboat Vists Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David Thank you for your kind review and we are pleased that you enjoyed look around the facilities that we have here at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat station.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Tour around the station was exciting. The big boat was on the slip and we could get very close to it. Visit the place if you are near by. It's amazing

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Andy M, Lifeboat Visits Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you Rafal for your very kind review, you were very welcome and we're pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

First of all I’d like to thank the life boat volunteers that rescued my wife whist she was clinging to an upturned dingy many years ago. Even before I met her. Visited the life boat station yesterday Sunday 11/03/18. Our guide, Andy, gave us a...More

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Andy M, Lifeboat Visits Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Limeypip Thank you for your very kind review. It was a pleasure showing you around our wonderful lifeboat station here at Shoreham Harbour.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the RNLI today, (two mums and our two 7 year old girls ) and we had a fantastic hour and a half being shown around. The staff were so welcoming upon arrival.We had a wonderful guided tour from Martin who was full of...More

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Andy M, Lifeboat Visits Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Hello 'misskalse' Thank you for the kind review. We are very please that you all enjoyed your visit to our Lifeboat Station. I have passed on your comments to Martin. Very Best Wishes Andy Morgan

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was fortunate enough to visit Shoreham lifeboat station the other evening with the Worthing Photograpy group. We were made very welcome, given a full interesting and informative tour and allowed to take photographs throughout the evening. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to...More

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Andy M, Lifeboat Visits Officer at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

You were very welcome and were glad that you enjoyed your visit, thank you. Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Visits Team

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Really enjoyed the opportunity to find out about this place that is so local to me and about the work they do. The main lifeboat is state of the art, self righting and able to go out in all weathers except ice. It can rescue...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I went as part of the Worthing Photography Group evening visit. We were quite a large group, at around 25 people, but they split us into two groups, one led by Andy and the other by Paula both of whom were very knowledgable. They were...More

Thank Stuart W
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Andy M, Guest Relations Manager at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hi Stuart Thank you for your kind review were really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, it was a pleasurer showing you around. Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Visits Team

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Very many thanks to Andy and Paula who were our guides at Shoreham Lifeboat Station for giving up their valuable time in order to allow our Worthing Photography Group to have a very interesting and enjoyable visit. The hospitality provided by Andy and Paula to...More

Thank TonyB52
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Andy M, Guest Relations Manager at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hi Tony Thank you for your very kind review. It's always a pleasure to show visitors around our wonderful facilities here at Shoreham Harbour, especially the Worthing camera group who were fab and show visitors how the RNLI invest all the very kind donations that...More

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Response from NEIL A | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking right outside the lifeboat station. Turn off the a259 when u c the station and you drive into the (rough) - but free, park.
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