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National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Gain insight into the marine conservation work of the National Lobster Hatchery. Learn about the sustainability issues lobsters face with information and activities suitable for all ages. Observe the lobsters in the hatchery area; look for the youngest lobsters, just a few centimeters long, and spot those who look strong enough to be released into the sea. Meet the resident giant lobster and spider crabs. If you’re feeling brave enough, put your hand in the eel cave. Staff members are on hand to answer any of your questions and make sure you get the most from your visit. To visit National Lobster Hatchery on your holiday in Padstow, and find out what else Padstow has to offer, use our Padstow travel itinerary maker.
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  • This is a lovely attraction and for the price is very worthwhile it is small and doesn't have many things to see but it was very interesting. Takes about half hour! 
  • Very interesting location. The centre is quite small but a good trip. Only requires about 40-45 minutes. Great price as an annual pass is also included. If your ever in Padstow be sure to visit! 
  • with all yhe advertising we thought this would be an interesting place, on paying our money and entering all we got was cardboard walls wifh pictures. they need to get their act together if they want ...  read more »
  • Lobsters are ace - and they have loads of them here. From tiny baby ones to massive mother ones. There's some cool stuff you can buy and info about how they look after lobsters. Paying once gets you in for a year and you can sponsor a lobster.
  • Some intresting facts and you get to see lots of lobsters and crabs. Very quick tour and your ticket lasts for a year so you can pop back anytime in that year!
  • Interesting and informative. Well worth visiting before tucking into one!
  • I appreciate the work they do and for that am happy to support them but centre is crowded and there wasn't much to see.
  • Nice if you're in Padstow for the day, my 4 year old has been back every year and loves the lobsters and the fishing game
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