The National Lobster Hatchery

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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. 

‘Become a mini marine biologist!"

From 25th July to 4th September 2022 our younger visitors can enjoy interactive activities to inspire the next generation of marine biologists!

All included with the entry ticket, and so well received by previous visitors we have decided to bring it back post Covid.

OPEN DAILY FROM 10am to 4pm
Please check our website for details. 

£7.50 – Standard
£6.50 - Senior (65+) 
£4.00 - Child (-15)
£19.75 - Family (2 adults, 2 children)


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.

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