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National Lobster Hatchery Padstow, PL28 8BL

Lobster larvae (credit: Alex Hyde)
A juvenile lobster raised at the NLH being released (credit: Alex Hyde)

About National Lobster Hatchery

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. 

Did you know you can even adopt a baby lobster - Makes the perfect ethical and sustainable gift for loved ones! 

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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Opening Hours

OPENING TIMES:

We are open all year, 7 days a week, from 10am. Closed Christmas Day.

Closing times vary according to the season, please visit the National Lobster Hatchery website before your visit: www.nationallobsterhatchery.co.uk

 
Admission Charges

Adults: £4.50
Seniors: £4.00
Child: £2.50
Family: £12.95

ALL ADMISSION INCLUDE AN ANNUAL PASS!

PARKING:
There is ample parking right outside the Visitor Centre. In peak periods like school holidays it can get busy in Padstow town centre so we recommend using the Park and Ride facility at the top of the town on your way in.

FIND US:
Finding the National Lobster Hatchery is easy. We are on the South quayside next to Padstow's main car and coach park and at the head of the Camel Trail.

For Sat Nav use postcode: PL28 8BL.

 
Information & Contact

The National Lobster Hatchery, South Quay, Padstow
Tel: 01841 533 877

Website: www.nationallobsterhatchery.co.uk
Email: visitorcentre@nationallobsterhatchery.co.uk
SATNAV: PL28 8BL

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