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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

#1 of 2 things to do in Gweek Features Animals
Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Helston TR12 6UG, England
+44 1326 221361
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Second visit.... would visit again!

What a lovely place! The seals are so well looked after and their personal stories, told with such... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julie F
Maidstone, United Kingdom

We went for the VIP breakfast with the seals, which was truly amazing. We had a great guide who... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa E
via mobile
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Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Helston TR12 6UG, England
+44 1326 221361
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Reviewed yesterday

What a lovely place! The seals are so well looked after and their personal stories, told with such sympathy by the staff, are really heart-warming. There is clearly a lot of love for these wonderful animals.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for the VIP breakfast with the seals, which was truly amazing. We had a great guide who clearly was really passionate about the sanctuary and it's animals. We had fun feeding the seals and trying to stop the seagulls taking the food before...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed yesterday

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a great family activity and helps support the rescue work being done for the seal population when they find themselves injured or sick in the wild. There are different types of seals as well as penguins living at the sanctuary....More

Thank lilybob24
Reviewed 2 days ago

Always enjoy a visit to the Seal Sanctuary, it is a good day out for all the family. Lovely surroundings and loads of information about the resident and rescued animals.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely outing with the family. They've spaced feeding times at half hourly intervals so there's always something of interest. And their commentary is really interesting. Good conservation work, friendly welcome and excellent facilities make this a good family outing. Beware the narrow country lanes you...More

Thank SeeGrandadYeah
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great day out with the seals, otters and penguins to name a few. Interesting talks at times throughout the day on the above animals, a shop and a cafe, with hot drinks and food, suitable children's boxed sandwiches etc, not gluten free options. Picnic benches...More

Thank crceg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a good place to go. Lots to see and lots of information about the work the sanctuary does. Make sure to find time to see the otters as they are great. A lovely family day out.

Thank Mabeline12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have to begin with the staff at the reception. They were really helpful when we came in with my disabled mother-in-law, telling us about the bus to take us down to the seals and explaining about the park. The man driving the bus was...More

Thank Samantha P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day for all the family, opportunity to get up close with the seals and interact with them which was amazing for the children! Staff were so helpful and friendly, and stopped to chat to us and tell us about the seals, everything was clean...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is AMAZING! Im a huge animal lover and so to get to visit animals that are being rehabilitated and cared for so lovingly was tremendously heart warming. And what a fantastic setting. The animals will never understand or be grateful for what is...More

Thank AnimalSam
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Val L
24 August 2016|
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Response from Buckland-verdict | Reviewed this property |
If you get the what's going on guide from any campsite there's money off vouchers for most attractions in Cornwall
2 May 2016|
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Response from PennSriLanka | Reviewed this property |
We went last week and they told us no dogs on the bus. They might make an exception.
bev d
14 July 2015|
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Response from SealSanctuaryGweek | Property representative |
Hi Bev, Yes dogs on leads are welcome at the Sanctuary. Best wishes, Georgina