National Lobster Hatchery

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We are OPEN! 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. 

At only £19.75 for a family of two adults and two children, no wonder we win awards for offering our visitors best value.

Great for adults and kids alike!

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.



  • Dogs Welcome
  • WC
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled WC
  • Baby Changing
  • Shop

Opening Times

  Open Closed
Current 10am 4:00pm

Please note our opening times vary depending on the time of year so please check our website for current opening times.




Adult £7.50
Senior £6.00
Child (Under 18) £4.00
Family £19.75

Our prices may vary according to season - Please check our website to check prices before you visit. 

Contact Details

The National Lobster Hatchery
South Quay
PL28 8BL

Telephone: 01841 533877

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