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The National Lobster Hatchery

Come and meet baby lobsters at the National Lobster Hatchery, see lobsters through the different stages of their life cycle and observe fantastic local marine life too!

If you are looking for something a bit different to do, why not come along to our award-winning Visitor Centre in Padstow, you will have the chance to all learn about lobsters, local marine life and also find out about the pioneering marine conservation work we undertake in order to enhance the wild lobster population in our seas.

The National Lobster Hatchery is a registered Charity. Your visit will help us to continue and advance our important work to help sustain our vulnerable lobster populations and safeguard our fishing industry and the many livelihoods and coastal communities it supports.
Opening Times:
Open Daily from 10am!
Our closing times vary according to season so please check our website for details!

Adults £7.50
Children (under 18) £4.00
Family £19.75 (2 adults, 2 children)
Senior (over 65) £6.50
National Lobster Hatchery, South Quay, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8BL
Contact telephone: 01841 533877 Call to check latest times or cancellations.