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Amazing Sculpture

Amazing sculpture outside the RNLI college. A fitting inspiration to lost volunteers and their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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This is a lovely piece of art that is a fitting memorial for the heroic RNLI. It is appropriate... read more

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northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing sculpture outside the RNLI college. A fitting inspiration to lost volunteers and their names are all etched around the base. Makes you stop and think as so many names... an interesting and inspirational sculpture.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely piece of art that is a fitting memorial for the heroic RNLI. It is appropriate given the relevance of the sea to this part of the country. It is free to visit and enjoy the beauty of the memorial.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

If your in Poole it’s worth stopping by the RNLI Memorial for a quick look! 10-15 minutes should be enough to appreciate this beautiful sculpture which is a tribute to every lifeboat crew member who lost their life while endeavouring to save others at sea

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nickandangels
Reviewed February 15, 2019

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 January 27, 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 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 December 15, 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 December 8, 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 November 22, 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 November 10, 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
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