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“Best View in Shoreham-by-Sea” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station

Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station
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Owner description: Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station is a large modern working lifeboat station located on the south coast of England. It houses one of the Royal National Lifeboat Institutions modern 'Tamar' class all weather lifeboats. It also houses a smaller 'D' class inshore lifeboat. The station is set over three levels and is fully accessible as there is a lift to all levels. The station is open to the public, Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and also on Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 4pm. There are always visitor guide's on hand to show visitors around the lifeboat station. Entry and guided tours are free of charge. Group visits Welcome, please contact the lifeboat visits officer for further details. There is ample free car parking directly outside the lifeboat station. Alternatively Stagecoach bus route 700 'Coastliner' operates a regular service between Brighton and Littlehampton and stops almost right outside the lifeboat station on Brighton Road.
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best View in Shoreham-by-Sea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

The Lifeboat Station is one of the busiest on the south coast and the new boathouse is amazing. Excellent guides, really helpful crew and an awesome boat. Definitely worth taking time to do a proper tour with one of the guides (free) and also attending when there are practice launches as the view of the run down the slip and the big splash is fabulous. Bring the kids - they love it.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank Julie F
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English first
Shoreham, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Suggest that you visit on a launch date.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

We visited the lifeboat station and found it very interesting. We were greeted by enthusiastic volunteers and had our own tour round which took about half an hour. It is free entry but donations are more than welcomed. Launch exercise dates are on the Shoreham LIfeboat website and I believe are on some Wednesdays at 6pm or some Sunday mornings.I would recommend that you keep an eye on these dates and then visit.This would bring the whole place to life.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank RogShoreham
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Splendid new building and glorious views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

A wonderful place to visit (yes, I am an RNLI member) - a great new building in environmentally friendly wood, friendly and helpful staff, who are very happy to answer all one's questions. And a good gift shop for those hard-to-think-of presents.
Looks out over Shoreham Harbour - with a good view from the top of the shed.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Mark-and-Sue-Sussex
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Shoreham By sea
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Like Noahs Ark-modern & old beautifully combined!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

A mixture of modern & old, fascinating facts and a chance to be near the amazing Life boat- its like a tardis!!! Fun for old, young and families..

Visited November 2012
1 Thank anntheearthangel
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

We enjoyed our tour of the new Lifeboat station -very informative, an insight into this important work. Also a nice litle shop there for souvenirs - ideal for kids and grannies!

Visited July 2012
1 Thank savvydinercaz
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