The National Lobster Hatchery is a conservation, education and research charity based in Padstow, Cornwall. They exist primarily to help conserve the vulnerable lobster populations and preserve the coastal marine bio-diversity of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The visitor centre offers a unique window into our lobster hatchery and has a wealth of information about these amazing creatures, the fishery and the importance of a sustainable fishery. Come and see our baby and giant lobsters. The Visitor Centre is open everyday (except Christmas Day) from 10am but closing times vary. Please check their website for confirmation.