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Padstow Lifeboat Station

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Fascinating trip

We visited the lifeboat station whilst away with the family. Lots of steps to get down but such... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Naomi G
Frome, United Kingdom
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We just missed the launch but saw the boat from the top of the hill where we parked then waited for... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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Trevose Head | Mother Ivey's Bay, Padstow PL28 8SL, England
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All reviews steep steps trevose head coastal walk great place to visit boat launch answered all our questions national trust car park mother ivey's bay fab views harlyn bay worth a visit lighthouse donation launched volunteers crew charity
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the lifeboat station whilst away with the family. Lots of steps to get down but such lovely views and inside you can see the boat and there is a lot of information to see and read. Definitely worth a visit to appreciate the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naomi G
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We just missed the launch but saw the boat from the top of the hill where we parked then waited for it's return an hour later. It was so impressive, would love to have seen it launch and the setting is amazing. Lots of very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hannah3637
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We walked 15 mins from the nearest national trust car park which was an enjoyable walk for a young family partially on the cliff tops. The station is very striking and location is beautiful. Very interesting photos and info boards on the history of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BigFamilyMan39
Reviewed 8 July 2018

RNLI lifeboat station, interesting design with the launch ramp. It is about 1 hours walk from Harlyn Bay car park, along the coast path.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 29 June 2018

we paddleboarded from Harlyn Bay and then snorkeled by the station....lovely clear water and beaches .....

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank I7471ZEpeterw
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Great place to visit and inside you are given the history of this station with pictures, newpaper articles and lives that have been saved. Great for families with children as it educational .Steps down are steep and dogs are allowed

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rick W
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We visited here on Wednesday evening at 6pm to watch the lifeboat launch. Arrive early as parking is limited and to gain the best vantage points. We returned the next day walking from Harlyn Bay which was an amazing walk of less than an hour....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank EnglandPenny
Reviewed 28 April 2018

most unexpected find on a long walk, seals in the bay beside the station, long stairway down to station, visitors toilets in station, crew ready to answer questions on boat [ the spirit of padstow]

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Beverley-ann W
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A new a modern Lifeboat station well worth a visit. Members of the crew are always available and are very friendly and informative. It's kinda humbling coming here - many, many lives have been saved by these incredibly brave guys who are ALL volunteers, putting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank itsdaveengland
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

If you are in North Cornwall this is a must visit. An incredible lifeboat station with an interesting exhibition and uniform for kids to dress up in. Amazing views of the coast line and even spotted some local seals.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank snickuk1
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James E
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Response from I7471ZEpeterw | Reviewed this property |
hi, park at the National Trust car park at Trevose Head...its a 5 minute walk to the lifeboat station ..