Cornish Seal Sanctuary

“Come face-to-face with creatures from vast oceans to the local shoreline” - AA Inspector



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Come face to face with an array of creatures from vast oceans to the local shoreline. Enjoy streamlined seals, playful otters, exciting sea lions, comical penguins and happy ponies, goats and sheep. Delve beneath the waves at the rock pool experience and hold a crab or starfish! Winter will see the pups in hospital and/or rehab pools.

Cornish Seal Sanctuary
GWEEK, Helston, TR12 6UG
Phone : 01326 221361


  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-5, winter 10-4 (last entry 1hr before closing). Closed 25 Dec

About the area

Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.

In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.

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