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Glad we spotted this!

I hadn’t realised that Falmouth is one of the RNLI stations where you can get a tour of the boats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pascale H
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Tour around the lifeboat

It was a pleasant surprise when we visited the RNLI shop and we were offered to have a tour. David... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Tinners Walk, Falmouth TR11 3XZ, England
+44 1326 210844
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn’t realised that Falmouth is one of the RNLI stations where you can get a tour of the boats until I spotted it on Trip Advisor! I took the Chaos Brothers (11 and 8) down to the Lifeboat Station. We just had to wait...More

Thank Pascale H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasant surprise when we visited the RNLI shop and we were offered to have a tour. David showed us around, showing us the rhib before leading us onto the lifeboat. My dad - who adores lifeboats and all things RNLI - was...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We dropped in to buy a couple of present for the family and ended up staying for a tour of the station and lifeboats. A great way to spend an hour and a great way to support an amazing organisation.

Thank Brian_nottheMessiah
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We always visit the rnli shops when we are at the coast and we were pleasantly surprised here in falmouth to be asked if we would like a tour. We have seen a few lifeboat stations but this really did surpass everything ive ever seen....More

Thank Hh W
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my family and small children. We’re met with a super friendly greeting. Chris took us on a personalised tour of the place and the superb rescue vehicle. He knew everything about everything and had a great way with our children. We all...More

Thank Benny10001
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Today we visited Falmouth RNLI Lifeboat station with Nanny and boys (10 & 11). Everyone absolutely loved it! Very approachable and engaging tour for each individual family - with time in the station and lots of time looking around the lifeboat. Very insightful and really...More

Thank grinn2014
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We found out about this place through trip advisor. Never been before though visited Falmouth many times. It’s great! They couldn’t be more helpful and you get a wonderful private tour. Bought some nice goodies in the little shop to support the cause. It’s a...More

Thank flangirl
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely recommend this visit. Popped in the shop and have a look around and ended up doing a tour of the lifeboat station and boat. Excellent friendly staff. It was free.

Thank Milesy2950
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Less like a tour, more like a private viewing! Just ask in the shop and a volunteer will take you all around the lifeboat. Great to be able to go right inside where the crew sits and see all the instruments and controls, and to...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

these people do a fantastic job it is worth visiting the station near the docks. You can find out the kind of rescues they do and look around the station as well as go on the big lifeboat and they have a small gift shop...More

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29 May 2017|
Response from flangirl | Reviewed this property |
No they can’t go on the boat.