Padstow, PL28 8BL



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 the award-winning National Lobster Hatchery 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 undertaken in order to enhance the wild lobster population in our seas.


The new visitor centre has  plenty of fascinating activities for all ages! You can meet Cornish coastal critters close up and learn how you can help the little lobsters!

Great for all ages, fun, interesting and hands on!

The National Lobster Hatchery is a registered Charity. Your visit will help the Lobster National Hatchery to continue and advance their important work to help sustain the vulnerable lobster populations and safeguard the fishing industry and the many livelihoods and coastal communities it supports.