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RNLI College Discovery Tours

West Quay Road
POOLE
Dorset
BH15 1HZ

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RNLI Lifeboat at Poole

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Tour price£7.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    168
  • Very Good
    16
  • Average
    1
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • SDW16
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting Facility
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th October 2017
    We had a tour of this facility and found it very interesting. The guides were very knowledgable and provided a great insight into the facility and a very good overview of the RNLI in general. There... Read full review
  • FoodiePenguin
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent, informative and inspiring
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th September 2017
    The tour is of the RNLI College and includes historical aspects of the lifeboats. The lifeboat simulator and training pools are impressive. Leave time for a coffee, beer or meal in the excellent cafe... Read full review
  • Jorickhols
    Verwood, United Kingdom
    So interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd July 2017
    This tour makes you realize how brave the men and women in the RNLI are for what they do.We had a great guide who knew so much and explained it well. We went into the simulator which was so... Read full review

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Award 2016 Gold Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Gold 2016

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 2017, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Facilities

Key Features

  • Coastal
  • Groups
  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation on site
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe

Opening Times

2017 Opening (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017)
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.

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