Coastal Foraging & Lobster Release at Trevone Beach

The National Lobster Hatchery, a marine conservation, research and education charity based in Cornwall, were delighted to join forces with Wild Thymes to run a coastal foraging workshop combined with a lobster release at Trevone on Saturday. A group of 30 participants gathered on the beach, each adopting and naming

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At sea with Finisterre

We were delighted to be approached by the well known clothing brand Finisterre who wanted to come and photograph our staff in the hatchery and at sea to launch a new clothing range.  Follow the link to read the article about their day at sea with us and to check out some

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Education Blog – April 2017

It feels like spring has finally sprung in North Cornwall, as April has blessed us with several days of gorgeous blue skies and sunshine. As the weather improves, our lobster larvae production begins to increase as lobster eggs develop faster in warmer conditions. The calmer weather also means our fishermen

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Education Blog – March 2017

Throughout February and March the NLH education team have been working with the fabulous Nina of Nina Constable Media to capture footage for a series of lobster films. Far from getting our glam on, we have ditched the stereotypical shades and lippy in favour of wellies and fisherman’s yellows for

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VACANCY for Part Time Book Keeper

National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, Cornwall Closing date for applications: 10th March 2017, Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 20th March 2017, Expected Start Date: April 2017 Hourly paid, part time (2 days a week), permanent, to be based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow (cannot work from home). The Organisation:  The

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VACANCY for a Personal Asisstant to the General Manager

at National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, Cornwall Closing date for applications: 10th March 2017, Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 20th March 2017 Expected Start Date: April 2017 A part time (4 mornings or 2 days a week) post with a starting salary of £18,500 (pro-rata) plus pension and 22 days paid

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Education Blog – February 2017

Hard at work this month, the team have been focused on developing our education programmes and improving our visitor experience. We have developed a series of education leaflets to give out to the public in our visitor centre. These aim to effectively inform customers about fisheries and marine conservation issues

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VACANCY for a Visitor Centre Assistant

  Closing date for applications: 13th February 2017 Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 20th February 2017 Expected Start Date: Early March 2017 Working in our busy visitor centre in Padstow, this is a part time, permanent post with a salary of £14,287 pro rata, pension and 22 paid annual leave,

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VACANCY for a Hatchery Technician

Closing date for applications: 13th February 2017 Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 20th February 2017 Expected Start Date: Early April 2017 Working at the Charity’s hatchery in Padstow and also at a satellite hatchery in another location in Cornwall (to be confirmed), this is a full time, two year, fixed

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Lots 4 Lobsters Silent Auction

The National Lobster Hatchery are hosting a dinner at the beautiful Fishmongers’ Hall in London on 2nd February 2017.  As part of the event we have been able to put together a grand on-line auction that anyone can bid on, to raise much needed funds for the charity’s work.  This silent

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