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Heritage Centre, next open Sat 4 Apr - Sat 31 Oct 2020, £2

Caister Lifeboat

Caister Lifeboat

Caister Lifeboat

In light of COVID-19, the Government is advising against all non-essential travel. Many attractions are temporarily closed to comply with Government guidance.

Details

Caister Lifeboat Information Centre - tracing over 200 years of history of the country's only independently operated lifeboat.

Experience the triumphs and tragedies of the Caister lifeboat men through the years.

Include a visit to our new shed to see our present Valentijn Class lifeboat the Bernard Mathews II. Powered by twin Volvo Penta, 450 horse power water jets, giving a cruising speed of 37 knots, it is the fastest offshore lifeboat in the UK.

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 4 Apr - Sat 31 Oct 2020 Wed 10:00 to 15:30 | Sun 10:00 to 15:30

Prices

Adult admission: £2.00 including a fully illustrated souvenir brochure and a special lifeboat brew of tea or coffee.

Free admission for accompanied school age children.

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Address

Skippers Walk,
Caister-on-Sea,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk,
NR30 5DJ

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Directions

See location of Caister Lifeboat Station on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 528119  Lat: 52.64605 Long: 1.73583

By Road:

On arrival in Great Yarmouth follow signs for the A149 Caister-on-Sea.
Proceed straight ahead at the Yarmouth Stadium mini roundabout towards the village, and straight ahead again at the next two mini-roundabouts. Take a right hand turn at the Beach Road mini roundabout and continue until the end of Beach Road where the car park is located.


Parking: free