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RNLI College Discovery Tours

Type:Guided Tour

West Quay Road
BH15 1HZ

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Telephone:01202 336460

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.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • VeraBurt
      Poole, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A tour everyone should take
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 8th November 2018
      In my opinion this is a tour everyone should take. The RNLI are all volunteers - on call 24/7 - a fantastic group of people - REAL UNSUNG HEROES. BLESS THEM ALL. Vera Mason Read full review
    • SueHuxtable
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      RNLI College Tour
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 10th November 2018
      Very interesting insight into how the RNLI works. The simulator was brilliant. The view from the restaurant and bar is great. Read full review
    • Margaret D
      Nantwich, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Really Informative about the work of the RNLI
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th November 2018
      We did the Discovery Tour today whilst visiting relative, just brilliant! Starts of with the history of the organisation and rapidly widens to the breadth of the boats, why they are chosen, how they... Read full review


    • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
    • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award Dorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award 2017
    • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset 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: to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2018, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.


    Establishment Features

    • Accommodation on site
    • On-site Restaurant/Cafe

    Key Features

    • Coastal
    • Groups
    • In town/city centre

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Opening Times

    2018 Opening (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
    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.

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

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