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Seal Sanctuary

This small beach is not accessible to humans making it a safe environment for the local grey seals... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hayle, United Kingdom
So peaceful and relaxing.

A holiday in Cornwall wouldn’t be the same without a visit to Mutton Cove to see the seals in their... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Sandy, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small beach is not accessible to humans making it a safe environment for the local grey seals. Viewed from above through the Godrevy National Trust site you will see many seals at certain times of the year. The pups often play without fear on...More

3  Thank paulandmeg2017
Reviewed June 29, 2018

A holiday in Cornwall wouldn’t be the same without a visit to Mutton Cove to see the seals in their natural environment. It is so peaceful and relaxing being able to watch them from the clifftops. There are signs showing you where to look for...More

5  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed April 22, 2018

While staying at Connor Downs, we were told of the seals at Mutton Cove. We parked at Godrevy Head, and walked the coastal path to the cove. It is an easy walk, with stunning views of St Ives bay and Godrevy lighthouse. There were probably...More

2  Thank Colin W
Reviewed April 20, 2018

This is a National Trust site that is open for all to see. If you are a national trust member parking is free, if not there is a fee to pay for parking. This is a nice walk around the cliff tops, or straight across...More

1  Thank Andy999P
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Cornwall nearly every year since the age of 4 and this will be a stand out moment I’ll remember forever. As a nature lover it was amazing to see so many seals in their natural habitat. Chubby little sleepy things wiggling...More

3  Thank Jasmine E
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Easter weekend and get the children down to look at the seals in Mutton cove. Good size car park and a great walk in the Cornish weather.

2  Thank Derek B
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing experience watching the seals we could of watched them all day lovely to see them on the beach and playing in the sea .

2  Thank Maria N
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is close to Godrevy Lighthouse. You have to be quiet at Mutton Cove because the seals go there to have their young. It's a very beautiful place to walk, and then continue on past the lighthouse. Not to be missed.

3  Thank jeanworley
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We visited in August and parked in the national trust car park for £6.00 and then walked to Mutton cove. It was amazing to see the seals on the pebbly beach and we also saw several swimming and climbing on the rocks. I think we...More

4  Thank Veggievampire
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to see a family of seals in the cove. An adult and three young pups. They are so well camouflaged with the rocks it was tricky to spot them until they moved. We stayed a few minutes watching until the seals...More

4  Thank big-blue-eyes
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September 3, 2017|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Peak Seal is roughly December to March but you could see seals in the cove at any time (they are all over the place in Cornwall - though only in the sea). There'll probably be seals at the end of May - good luck ...and... More