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Address: Hayle, England

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Best place to see seals

A short walk from the National Trust parking area,which has toilets adjacent to it.Walk around the cliff path for sensational views and the occasional seal bobbing in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
David G
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A short walk from the National Trust parking area,which has toilets adjacent to it.Walk around the cliff path for sensational views and the occasional seal bobbing in the waves.Take care near the fencing as below you in the bay on the sand you will see a lot of grey seals and their pups.We saw 32 in october this year. Silence... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We passed by here as part of a circular walk from Hayle. It's a beautiful part of the coastline and a lovely spot to watch the seals playing in the sea.

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shaggydogdevon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is always a favourite spot of ours: well worth the short walk to see the seals, then you can come back via Godrevy head and see the amazing views of the lighthouse and across St Ives bay.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here when we knew it would be low tide-best time to view the seals! It was a dull day but the weather changed at 1pm and the sun came out-it was glorious. Although we only saw a few seals swimming around the rocks near the beach, there were not any bathing on the beach unfortunately. That didn't stop us... More 

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Sandy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We love visiting Mutton Cove when we are in Cornwall. It is just a stone’s throw away from the National Trust car park and an ideal place to see the seals in their natural environment. You can get a good view of the seals from the clifftops, but make sure you take your binoculars with you for an even better... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We visited without checking tide times, and sadly did not manage to coincide with being able to see the seals. But it was still a beautiful spot to visit, and the Godrevy Cafe was definitely worth the trip.

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Thank Lots123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Came here on a whim not sure when the tide was going to be in, unfortunately it was but the walk around and the views were still breath-taking. Next time we come we will try come when the tide is out but we still enjoyed ourselves having a walk round.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Loved visiting here. It's owned by National Trust- follow the signs for Godrevy. There are a few different car parks- we didn't stop in the first one we came to but kept driving and were able to park really close to here, handy with young children. There weren't loads of seals to see when we visited, but we saw a... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We were blown away by the sight of the seals and the beautiful views. Definitely a place not to be missed, especially after a lovely breakfast as the Cafe in the national trust car park.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

What can I say. It's a bit of a trek uphill to the top but once there and at low tide the seals gather on the beach to rest. Just this week although the weather was rubbish we counted 130 seals and pups, just fantastic. Go look.

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