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Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Lane End, Bembridge, England
+44 1983 875127
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We are strong supporters of the RNLI and therefore keen to visit the Bembridge base. The whole set... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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A very interesting place and a great shop too -

Bembridge Lifeboat station is open all year round and depending on when you visit, there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DestoroyahTheGreat
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat Station is situated at the eastern end of the Isle of Wight. There is a IWC Car Park adjacent. Except over Christmas, the Offshore Boathouse & Shop are open to visitors every day from 2pm - 4pm and from 11am to 4pm during school half terms, the Easter holidays and from 30th June to 28th October. When we are open there is always a Visitors guide in the Offshore Boathouse to assist & answer questions. We regularly launch for training on a Tuesday evening (7pm) - check our website to see when the next training launch will be and do come down to the Offshore Boathouse to watch if you are around.
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Lane End, Bembridge, England
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+44 1983 875127
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are strong supporters of the RNLI and therefore keen to visit the Bembridge base. The whole set up is most professional and impressive and whilst the main vessel is regularly called out, it is maintained to showroom condition. There are very interesting information boards...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bembridge Lifeboat station is open all year round and depending on when you visit, there is a chance that you might be able to take a look at the station's two lifeboats up close! The shop is also very well stocked, lots of cool stuff...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an "excellent"...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

7pm, Tuesday night. In quiet Bembridge, the pier out to the lifeboat station is suddenly a hive of activity. Old and young (mostly in pj’s) stride across to watch the launch of the lifeboat. The RNLI volunteers can do a launch within 10 minutes from...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station to watch our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) launching for training so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Any RNLI station is worth a visit to see that all the fundraising done goes to good use. Bembridge have a all weather Tamar class boat. You can go down the purpose made pier to the boat house and see the boat for yourself. Always...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an "excellent"...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the most impressive experiences we had on the Isle of Wight. The building its self is interesting and when you see the boat your jaw will drop. It is in such amazing condition that we were not sure it...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us such an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bimbled in here during some pretty grim weather events and found it to be a haven of calm! The lady on duty was great - very informative, pointed out the things for the kids to do and answered all of our questions. Whilst aware of...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us such an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. It was very informative without being too in-depth and you certainly got a feel of what the lifeboat crew go through.More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an "excellent"...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an up close opportunity to see this valued service! Good insight to a great vital service This is easy to access and really professional in its offer to the visitor !More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you all found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time when we visited on Sunday afternoon. The lady was very informative and interacted with our children so well. It was great to see the life boat up close and hear about the brilliant work these amazing people do.More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you all found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit especially if timed with the Heritage Centre, both are fascinating & the lifeboat station was "manned" by a very friendly, informative gentleman on our visit. Both wife & 15 year old twins thoroughly enjoyed the experience &, as it's free, you...More

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Bembridge-RNLI, Public Relations Manager at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you all found your recent visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with our Tamar Class All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) so interesting & worthwhile. Thank you so much for your support and for recommending us to others by giving us an...More

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