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RNLI College Discovery Tours

Type:Guided Tour

West Quay Road
POOLE
Dorset
BH15 1HZ

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Telephone:01202 336460

RNLI Lifeboat at Poole

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.50 per ticket
Child - minimum of 10 years old£2.50 per ticket

Tours are free to RNLI College Hotel residents.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    216
  • Very Good
    17
  • Average
    1
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • paradisas_lady
    hereford
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Absolutely brilliant insight into all the training
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th July 2019
    My husband and I took this guided tour whilst visiting the area. It is a huge concern over many buildings - we had no idea how much went into training these courageous people to save lives. A very... Read full review
  • Broadhurst
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th August 2019
    Not living near the coast but aware of the important work of the RNLI it's difficult to imagine what they do and how they do it. We had booked this tour, and our guide Chris was very informative... Read full review
  • James D
    Lifeboat Production tour - 60 minutes
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th August 2019
    Great tour, Wednesdays at 1630. Only 12 spaces so you need to book. Nick Yates was our very engaging and interesting guide. Had a look around the production line for the new water jet Shannon... Read full review

Awards

  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award Dorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award 2017
  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards Silver 2018 Dorset Tourism Awards Silver 2018 2018

Map & Directions

Road Directions

RNLI College is located on West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ.

All visitors should report to the Gatehouse on the corner of West Quay Road and Slipway Road. Security staff will direct you to available parking. The nearest large council pay and display car park is Hill Street multi storey, BH15 1NR, which is a short walk from the RNLI College.

Public Transport Directions

Journey planning: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2019, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 10 years old

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation on site
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe

Key Features

  • Coastal
  • Groups
  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Opening Times

2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 12:30*
14:30 - 16:00*
Friday15:00 - 16:30*
Saturday11:00 - 12:30*

* Open all year except for Christmas and New Year.
If you have a group of 15 or more people wanting to visit the College for a tour, please contact the College events team, open Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm on 01202 336 141 or via email at: tours@rnli.org.uk

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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