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NEW LIFEBOAT STATION

We had not been to Selsey for a while and noted that the old lifeboat jetty and boathouse have... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
MYDOGISFINN
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
An absolute diamond.

What a bonus. My wife and I had 2 hours to waste before checking in to our accommodation, so we... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
veryhappy064
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London, England
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Lifeboat Station Kingsway, Selsey PO20 0DL, England
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had not been to Selsey for a while and noted that the old lifeboat jetty and boathouse have been removed and there is now a new lifeboat station in place. It is very visitor friendly with a viewing gallery, lift, toilets, displays, shop ,...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Hi MYDOGSISFINN So pleased you enjoyed your visit to our new lifeboat station at Selsey. We rely on supporters like your yourself to help us keep the station operational and continue our work of saving lives in and on the water. Best wishes

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

What a bonus. My wife and I had 2 hours to waste before checking in to our accommodation, so we decided to visit. We spent an hour in the lovely company of volunteer Ken and Geoff, a veteran who previously manned boats here. Nothing was...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Hi veryhappy064, So very pleased to hear that you and your wife enjoyed visiting Selsey Lifeboat Station. All our volunteers love to talk to our visitors about the RNLI and our Lifeboats at Selsey. Like most Lifeboat Stations ours is run by Volunteers we only...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Cool little place: definitely worth an hour's visit. Staff are super friendly and the boat itself awesome. Ask to see the photo of how much coastline has been reclaimed by the sea in the last 80 years- it would stop you buying a coastal property!More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hi thewandererBrighon, So pleased you enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and that you found our volunteers friendly. Our lifeboat is one of the new Shannon Class, the latest class of RNLI Lifeboats built at the RNLI workshops in Poole Dorset. The cost of...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable and informative visit for all of us on a Sunday afternoon. Mini lifeboat crew jackets and helmets for the kids to try on too. You get a really close up view of the lifeboat standing on the viewing platform and our young Grandson...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Hi linleo40 So pleased you and your grandson enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and we hope if you are in the area again you will pop in to see us we love to welcome back our visitors. The Station is on call 24/7...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

We made a visit to the New Lifeboat Station in Selsey shortley after moving to the area. This is a working lifeboat station which is launched regularly to assist boats and persons in distress off the Sussex coast line.The visit was very informative and gives...More

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Lina C, Lifeboat Station Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Hi Robert B, So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station after moving to the area and we hope you will be very happy living on the Sussex coast. Look out for "Selsey Lifeboat Week" beginning on 28th July 2018 events going...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018

We were on a short break in Selsey and went for a walk in the direction of the the lifeboat station. It was a pleasant surprise to be given a fascinating guide tour with videos. What an amazing organisation and people.More

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Lina C, other at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Dear robertspet8, So pleased that you enjoyed visiting Selsey Lifeboat Station during your short break in Selsey. The station is a working station on duty 24/7 ready to go to the assistance of any one out on or in the sea. As with all RNLI...More

Reviewed January 18, 2018

Great place to visit for all ages. nice shop friendly informative staff. toilet with good parking, little food van out side and right on the sea front great for kids and adults

Thank lorraine937
Lina C, other at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Dear loorraine937 So pleased you enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station we are always pleased to welcome visitors and we are normally open every day including weekends 10.30am - 4.00pm

Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our weekend away love it so helpful and interesting well worth the visit lifeboat saves life’s must donate as this is all funded by charity

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Lina C, Station Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2017

Hi bazzton2712 So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and trust if you are in the area you will visit us again. May I wish you all the very best for Christmas and the New Year

Reviewed December 7, 2017

Once again we stayed for weekend at Vincent Lodge getting a very warm welcome from Charli. As before we enjoyed our stay, sunny bitterly cold wind but warm and cosy in our comfortable room. As always breakfast was plentiful and delicious. Nothing too much trouble...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

Interesting mini museum above the RNLI shop in their sparkling news lifeboat centre. Next to the upper museum area is a glorious viewing platform where you can get really close to their brand new lifeboat (Shannon class) & the exceptionally cool tracted vehicle that tows...More

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Lina C, Station Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2017

Hi Zoe T, So pleased you, your partner and your son enjoyed your visit the Selsey Lifeboat Station. We are always pleased to have visitors to the Station and we try to have at least one of our volunteer team on duty to answer queries...More

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