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Truly fascinating

We've visited a number of Lifeboat stations on various trips and always found them to be both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burscough, United Kingdom
Falmouth life boat

Falmouth is the best life boat centre as they give a proper tour . They are always practicing and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2018
Huddersfield, 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 2 weeks ago

We've visited a number of Lifeboat stations on various trips and always found them to be both fascinating and a sobering reminder of the dangers around our coast and the selfless dedication of the volunteers who put themselves at risk to keep us save. Falmouth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Falmouth is the best life boat centre as they give a proper tour . They are always practicing and cover a big patch of Cornwall. We always give a donation to the life boats . They are volunteers and need help.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 30 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 119pascaleh
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teide_Orca
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 May 2017|
Response from flangirl | Reviewed this property |
No they can’t go on the boat.