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See the seals out of the sea

Lovely spot to view grey seals. Viewing is from the top of a cliff, looking down on Mutton Cove... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Newbury, United Kingdom
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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 18 July 2018
Hayle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We parked up at Gwithian Towans car park and had a pleasant walk across the dunes and S W Coast path to Mutton Cove, were lucky enough to see a few seals basking on the rocks, well worth a visit!

2  Thank mickhowe23
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Have a full Cornish at Godrevy cafe and walk over to Mutton Cove after, takes about 10-15 mins tops. could be 0 seals, could be 50! if none there then at least you've walked off your brekkie

3  Thank Davey7777777
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot to view grey seals. Viewing is from the top of a cliff, looking down on Mutton Cove. Easy to find. Easiest way is to park in the overflow car park from Godrevy/Hells Mouth National Trust , Hayle. Parking £6.00 all day. Free entry....More

2  Thank 732MichaelW732
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

5  Thank paulandmeg2017
Reviewed 29 June 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

11  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 22 April 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

3  Thank Colin W
Reviewed 20 April 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

2  Thank Andy999P
Reviewed 5 April 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

4  Thank Jasmine E
Reviewed 30 March 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.

3  Thank Derek B
Reviewed 27 March 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 .

3  Thank Maria N
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3 September 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