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An incredible experience!

We had a brilliant hour at the Lifeboat station in Falmouth today. We took our three children... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Fantastic! A must do.

We walked into the shop and asked for a tour and almost immediately were given a informative and... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
Ilchester, 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 4 days ago

We had a brilliant hour at the Lifeboat station in Falmouth today. We took our three children (10,8,5) with us and were treated to a really brilliant tour by Glynis. She took us through the station, told us about how they respond to callouts, let...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

We walked into the shop and asked for a tour and almost immediately were given a informative and enjoyable tour of the boat house and even allowed on the boats. In awe of everything these guys do. The tour is free so would take some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kah221
Reviewed February 5, 2019

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 December 28, 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 October 30, 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 October 10, 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_Lizard
Reviewed September 21, 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 September 5, 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
Thank 710hhw
Reviewed August 31, 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 August 22, 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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May 29, 2017|
Response from flangirl | Reviewed this property |
No they can’t go on the boat.