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It's a sculpture and it is outside the RNLI. Looks ok but is abit hidden. Pass it everyday but took... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Poole, United Kingdom
very clever sculpture

Worth seeing, conveys what RNLI rescue is all about. Car park (pay) about 100 yards back down the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Remembering past sacrifice to inspire future generations. Many brave and selfless RNLI volunteers are remembered proudly in their local communities. However, the RNLI memorial sculpture in Poole is the only place where each and every one of them is...more
West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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All reviews their lives modern sculpture thought provoking west quay road nice monument brave souls lifeboat men worth a visit volunteers depicted heroes crew plinth inscriptions humbling college mission
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a sculpture and it is outside the RNLI. Looks ok but is abit hidden. Pass it everyday but took no notice until it came up on trip advisor

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dennisomahoney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth seeing, conveys what RNLI rescue is all about. Car park (pay) about 100 yards back down the road,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Orseals1
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This sculpture is a memorial and has more than 800 names of people who drowned while saving others at sea!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NusratJ14
Reviewed 15 December 2018

The effort taken to put this memorial sculpture together must have been incredible! To see such a beautiful momunment for our RNLI boys and girls

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Miserdee
Reviewed 8 December 2018

very moving , it gives understanding , inner peace and thought - it makes you think of those whom are lost at sea and them whom are rescued , the brave souls that risk there life to save others

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marcgutteridge71
Reviewed 23 November 2018

A glowing and breathlessly dynamic artwork to celebrate the lives and selfless highly-skilled heroism of our RNLI crews ready to be risking all to save others' lives. Those wonderful people must all be rockingly potty ... but thank God for them and their undoubted craziness....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Took the tour around the college to see how lifeboat crews get trained and where this takes place. We started with a breakfast in the restaurant first, very nice, friendly and helpful staff. Food was good too. Learnt a lot during the tour that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Located in West Quay Road near the RNLI College and Sea Survival Centre, a modern sculpture depicting a rescuer reaching out his hand to a person in trouble. Don't forget to look at the rear of the sculpture where all those RNLI Volunteers who have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonechris85
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This sculpture is stunning, and leaves you in no doubt what the RNLI is all about....people who care! To read those names engraved on the plinth is a humbling experience, and fills you with admiration for these brave volunteers! Respect!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Haddonite
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Wife and I had been on the RNLI College tour and stopped to look at this a bit closer on our way out after learning that the name of every lifeboat crew member that has been lost at sea is recorded around the base. Even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Keith T
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