New children’s interactive display

Dr Jo Henley from Sci Art Solutions came to install our new children’s display yesterday.  Come and try your skill with our new fishing game, arrange the creatures in order of the food chain and test your knowledge with 3 new quiz and colouring sheets. It’s with thanks to South

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Rock Oyster Festival June 2010

Get the date in your diaries and check out the website for more detail.  Porthilly Farm in Rock will play host to the inaugural Rock Oyster Festival over the weekend of 19th – 20th June this year. The festival is being organised by a team of locals whose passion for

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Sharing expertise across Europe

We are delighted to welcome two students from Europe to help us out as the hatchery gets busy and the lobsters start to hatch.   Hugo Bertigny from the South of France has recently finished an HND in Aquaculture at Lycee Saint Christophe and will be with us for 3 months

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Pescadou Spring Fund raising event – 26th March 2010

It’s tomorrow – the event is upon us.  We are completely sold out and so only those that have pre-booked their tickets will be allowed entry.  Just to confirm that arrival time is 7pm for a 7.30pm start.  Pescadou Restaurant is next door to The Old Custom House on Padstow

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Port Isaac Primary School & Play Group have a day out at the hatchery

What a day we had, starting with a ferry trip from Rock to Padstow, a quick exploration of the beach, past the fishing boats and harbour and onto the hatchery where they met baby lobsters, crabs, shrimps, giant lobsters and even Larry made an appearance (our 6ft cuddly mascot). They

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The hatchery gets a well needed make over

The hatchery hasn’t been spruced up since it was first built in 2000, its now a gleaming white, even our logo got a make over.

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Do you fancy a Cornish escape to Padstow in March or April 2010?

The Metropole Hotel in Padstow would like to offer Friends of the National Lobster Hatchery a special rate on rooms this spring. The Metropole commands prime position overlooking the estuary and sand dunes beyond and Padstow is at its best out of season, where you are free to roam the

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Fundraising Event for the Hatchery at the Pescadou Restaurant

The Lobster Hatchery is holding another fund raising event at the Pescadou Restaurant in Padstow.  This year the tickets will cost £29.50 per person.  For this, Pescadou will provide a three course dinner and a glass of wine, followed by a cabaret. Last years event was a huge success and

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Lobster Hatchery on FACEBOOK

We decided to join the noughties and sign up for facebook.  So if you’re on Facebook and are interested in keeping up-to-date with our work and our cute little lobsters, then check us out and become a fan.  Tell all your friends, tell everyone.

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11th Dr Who or is it Lobster Dr

Charlie said he was taking a year out to go travelling but he didn’t mention the cyber space galactic travel.

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