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Watching Grey Seals in their natural environment.

We visited Mutton Cove again to watch the seals while on holiday in Cornwall. You can get very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandy, United Kingdom

This was a highlight of a recent visit to the area. We parked at the National Trust Car park and... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Mutton Cove again to watch the seals while on holiday in Cornwall. You can get very good views of them by looking down from the cliff edge close to the South West Coastal Path. It is very important to keep a low profile...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This was a highlight of a recent visit to the area. We parked at the National Trust Car park and walked up to the cove along the coast path. The views were spectacular across the bay and we sat for a long time watching the...More

2  Thank mazzy203
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Probably the best place to see lots of seals together in Cornwall. BUT they give birth around here and will leave the beach in a panic if disturbed so please use binoculars, keep noise down and your bodies below the skyline (from the seal's beach...More

4  Thank John M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful! We saw a couple of seals playing in the waves, then when we walked around the cliff to the left we saw lots of seals (hard to see in the picture though)

4  Thank Lots123
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Mutton cove is situated very close to Hayle Towans Beach, you could park in the National trust car park-Godrevy to access this site. They charge £3 for non-members. We parked our car further away from the main car park and walked the shore first. It's...More

5  Thank Palak A
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here whils5 in Cornwall! Couldn't believe our eyes when we peered over and saw at least 50 seals. Unfortunately a group of idiots came by shouting and being noisy in general and all the seals rushed out to the water so our 10mins of...More

3  Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Drive to the National Trust cafe at Godrevy Point. Have a drink and a sticky bun. Walk to Mutton Cove (10 mins) with a good camera and feast you eyes on the most beautiful colony of seals. Keep quiet and enjoy watching them. Ron Seal...More

2  Thank nickmBedford
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If your in the area make sure you visit, a short walk f rom the car park it's a wonderful sight, the beach was full of seals, mo there teaching their young, coaxing them into the water and swimming with them. Thankfully there's no access...More

5  Thank 52Gra
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...More

6  Thank David G
Reviewed 4 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.

6  Thank Gemmash83
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