The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Gweek, TR12 6UG

This rescue, rehabilitation and release centre for seals is situated in the beautiful village of Gweek in the Helford Estuary.

The sanctuary, which dates back more than 50 years in its original guise and has been running at Gweek since 1975, rescues more than 40 seal pups in a typical season.

Visitors are able to witness grey and common seals as well as fur seals and Californian and Patagonian Sea Lions. The sanctuary also offers safe haven to a variety of other animals, including otters, penguins, sheep, ponies and goats.