Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Experience animal welfare in action at Cornwall’s only Seal Sanctuary and rescue center.
We are open daily, 11am - 4pm with last admissions at 3pm. Please book your free arrival slot and tickets via our website.
Hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion characters whose individual stories are brought to life during your visit.
The Sanctuary is also home to fun loving sea lions, playful penguins and paddock animals.
Explore behind the scenes at the heart of marine rescue in Cornwall’s only working Seal Hospital. See how we carry out life-saving work with our animals and nurture our new arrivals. You can also experience what it takes to become a marine expert. From a sneak peek at our food preparation area, to getting hands on in our hospital pup pen you’ll get an insight into the science behind the Sanctuary. We also have a host of special activities to celebrate this year please check out our events tab for full details.
Tucked against the picturesque backdrop of the Helford River, the Sanctuary is a designated site of special scientific interest and an area of outstanding natural beauty. Our 42 acre centre also boasts a woodland quiz trail, café with undercover seating and two gift shops. Don’t miss out on our great all year round events calendar.
Adult - £16.50
Child - £13.50
Concession - £15.50
Under 3's go free
Cornish Seal Sanctuary Gweek, Helston Cornwall TR12 6UG
tel: 01326 221361
Your weekly dose of Cornish cheer!
When you can’t be in your favourite place all the time, catch up on the latest stories, upcoming events, holiday ideas, and offers with a newsletter straight to your inbox. Terms and Conditions / GDPR compliance: by providing personally identifiable information Visit Cornwall will use it to provide you with ongoing information about their products and services. No one from Visit Cornwall will rent, sell or lease this personally identifiable information to other companies or individuals.
Find us on socials and stay connected with the Cornwall you love.