5 Things to do in and around Padstow this Christmas

If you are in North Cornwall over the festive season and fancy escaping the house to do something a bit different and memorable, we have some great ideas for you! Beach guardian Beach Cleans The fantastic father-daughter duo, Emily and Rob Stevenson are hosting some fabulously festive beach cleans over

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Motivational Monday! – Lobster Release by 11 year old Alicia!

During the summer we had a fantastic visit from the wonderful Alicia Collison – An 11 year old Padi diver from Porthpean, Cornwall. Alicia was just 11 years old when she visited us in August – and earlier that month, she had done a dive release of some of our

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What do Lobsters and Manta Rays have in common?

What do Lobsters and Manta Rays have in Common...? The answer of course, is our fabulous and hard working JOANNA HARRIS!                           Our amazing and talented Joanna Harris will be leaving us at the end of this week! Jo

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Become a Mini Marine Biologist This Summer!

The summer is upon us and we’re ready for the holidays! A great chance to relax, have fun and the perfect time to learn all about our oceans. We’re really excited to be running our mini marine biologist workshops over the summer! Come and get involved with some hands on

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Beach Trip by Shelby from The Bishops’ C of E Learning Academy.

Our awesome Hatchery technician Ade did an amazing talk to Watergate Class of The Bishops’ C of E Learning Academy​ last week on their beach day at Towan Beach. Shelby from Watergate class has written a special blog post for us to tell everyone about the classes day at the

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Lewis Jefferies – Award Winning Photographer Exhibiting work at the NLH!

We’re really excited to announce we will be having award winning photographer Lewis Jefferies displaying is work at the NLH! Lewis is an award-winning photographer & camera operator from Exmouth in Devon. Originally an automotive mechanic, he left his career two years ago to follow passions in photography and filmmaking;

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A day in the life of Hatchery Volunteer, Amy!

To finish off Volunteers week – One of our amazing Volunteers, Amy Jefferies has written a blog for us about her experiences as a volunteer! Before you read Amy’s awesome blog, we’d like to introduce to her! Amy is a hardworking and bubbly young woman and we LOVE having her as

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THE LOBSTERS NEED YOUR HELP!!

The National Lobster Hatchery are appealing for anyone who might be able to take tiny harmless samples of lobsters caught anywhere around Spain, Portugal or SW France. In recent years, the Hatchery has collaborated with two PhD researchers, Charlie Ellis and Tom Jenkins at the University of Exeter, to try

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National Lobster Hatchery Successfully Completes Major 3 Year Collaborative Project Showing Great Potential For Innovative Sea-Based Rearing Solutions For Lobsters.

The Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) project (Funded by Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers) led by the National Lobster Hatchery’s (NLH) research team, has come to an end after 3 years. This pioneering project assessed the potential for rearing lobsters in innovative sea-based systems which require no

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