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Falmouth Lifeboat

Tinners Walk, Falmouth TR11 3XZ, England
+44 1326 210844
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Fantastic volunteer support

Well done guys - lovely tour by your volunteers. Thank you so much for the great work you all do... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
TimAll
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UK
What a gem of a place!

Stumbled across this when we couldn’t find parking outside the National Maritime Museum. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
JazzGizmo123
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London
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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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Tinners Walk, Falmouth TR11 3XZ, England
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+44 1326 210844
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

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

Thank TimAll
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Reviewed April 3, 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 October 16, 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 September 9, 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 July 29, 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 July 3, 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 June 19, 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.

Thank Hotel A
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Wow! By accident we parked next to the life boat station today; what a find! We had a tour of a working lifeboat. It was brilliant and very informative. We would recommend this to anyone visiting our 8 year old son found it epic. All...More

Thank Sally H
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We did a tour of the lifeboat station in 2016 but were unable to look onboard as they were carrying out maintenance, so we went back today to finish the tour and have a look on board their working lifeboat. Ian was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank daintyriches
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Falmouth harbour is lovely and worth a visit. Of course for an old retired sea dog a visit to the lRNLI boat house is a must.

Thank JAMES P
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