The Lizard RNLI Lifeboat Station

The Lizard RNLI Lifeboat Station

The Lizard RNLI Lifeboat Station
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Royal National Lifeboat Institution All-weather Lifeboat Station which houses a heritage centre, Tamar class lifeboat and souvenir shop. Located 200 feet over a cliff nestling in the scenic Kilcobben Cove. Access is gained by over 150 steps or a funicular railway, by prior arrangement.
Duration: < 1 hour
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Ruth N
Marlow, UK62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Arrived near closing time but the lovely volunteers gave us a very informative tour of the building. Great structure, interesting displays, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Well worth all the steps!
Written 10 December 2023
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jeffdrew2017
Paignton, UK253 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
Visiting the Lizard and the Most Southerly Point is an experience everyone should enjoy, especially on a windy day like today just after a South West Gale the previous night.

Breath taking scenery and if the tides out you can walk down past the old lifeboat station, to the beach. Great for all the family.
Written 31 October 2020
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Jago Trelawney
Cornwall, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Run by pompous overbearing volunteer management.
They’re ignorant and jumped up,don’t go near !!!!!!
Written 25 September 2020
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Hildenboy
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
After our disappointing visit to lands end the Lizard was literally a breath of fresh air. Parking was easy (national trust) £1'00. Views fantastic. Seals on the rocks lovely walk along the cliff past the lighthouse to the Lions Den. The old lifeboat station a reminder of the bravery of these volunteers to help all in peril on the sea. The most southern part of the UK still presenting a friendly face towards our continental siblings.
Written 19 February 2020
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Howard-Liverpool
Liverpool, UK3,147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Part of a group special visit and the welcome was terrific. We were chatted to with brilliant info and nothing was too much trouble. The guys were wonderful and very friendly. I imagine they are like that with everyone and I can thoroughly recommend a visit. A magnificent location also.
Written 25 October 2019
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chris504019
Daventry, UK1,442 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
well worth a visit as the area is stunning all around with so many points of interest. lovely cafe on the headland serving wonderful meals. Well done to all
Written 15 September 2019
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traveller
Sheffield, UK706 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The Lifeboat Station is well worth a visit and has well informed volunteers to answer questions. Beautiful views across the bay but be aware that access to the lifeboat station is down very steep steps
Written 10 September 2019
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Ed D
Rugby, United Kingdom152 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
We walked from our Holiday Cottage in the village, along the coastal path & were so pleased we made the trip down the steps (my husband counted 130). Getting to see the boat and its equipment so close up. An amazing building & a lovely wee shop.We met the Lizard Lifeboat Dog- but not at the station
Written 14 August 2019
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Albywon
Sydney, Australia11,875 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
Not near Lizard point but directly on the South West Coast Path. Called here briefly on my Day 24 Walk.
Good piece of engineering on a steep cliff
Written 28 May 2019
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JRCM
Berkshire, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Follow the signs for “Church Cove” on the main road to Lizard village, park up by St Winwaloe’s Church (worth a visit too, especially in spring when the churchyard is carpeted in wildflowers) and follow the path that leads you to RNLI property and the working lifeboat station down at Kilcobben Cove.

I think opening hours are generally 1030-1530, but on Friday the station closes at 1230. Very informative displays and you get an excellent view of the lifeboat itself. There is a shop selling RNLI merchandise - all profits go to support their work - and you can chat to the staff who are RNLI volunteers and passionate about what they do.

A great little side trip when you are in the Lizard area.
Written 26 April 2019
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