Welcome to our news page! Here, you'll find all the latest updates and announcements from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
Pup named ‘Judi Dench’ arrives at Cornish Seal Sanctuary in time to meet her legendary namesake
Monday, 02 October 2023
First seal pups arrive at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary as new season kicks off
Wednesday, 23 August 2023
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary has seen an early start to the rescue season with the arrival of two pups, including a common seal – the first to arrive at the charity since 2019.
Confused Cornish seals give up on wash-out summer and start prepping for winter
Wednesday, 09 August 2023
Resident seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary have decided summer 2023 is a wash-out – and are now getting their coats ready for the colder months.
Cornish seal swims free after rescue from life-threatening frisbee entanglement
Wednesday, 05 July 2023
Rescuers have saved the life of a grey seal on the Cornish coastline after it was found with a ring-style frisbee stuck around its neck.
12,000 welly changes and 50 pups – the Cornish Seal Sanctuary signs off pup season!
Thursday, 25 May 2023
The results are in as the Cornish Seal Sanctuary shares its latest figures for the 2022-23 pup season – highlighting another busy winter with the team working hard to rescue, rehabilitate and release grey seal pups from around Cornwall’s coastline.
Liquorice the rare grey seal pup returns to the wild
Friday, 21 April 2023
A rare grey seal pup rescued from Cornwall’s coastline has returned to the wild after a successful rehabilitation at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
Meet Liquorice: The rare grey seal pup rescued by the Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
A rare grey seal pup has been admitted to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary after being rescued from a nearby beach.
Cornish Seal Sanctuary joins NAWT Cornwall’s hunt to find forever home for Paddy the pooch this Christmas
Thursday, 24 November 2022
A cockapoo desperately searching for his forever home has been named ‘Dog of the Week’ at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
Warning against seal disturbance as Cornish Seal Sanctuary celebrates first release of new season
Friday, 28 October 2022
A grey seal pup found injured and starving to death on a Cornish beach has been successfully released back into the wild, after receiving expert care at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
Cornish Seal Sanctuary celebrates World Habitat Day with conservation project success
Monday, 03 October 2022
Two beavers from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary have moved to a new home with the Wildwood Trust, as part of an ongoing conservation project to support beaver populations and rewilding initiatives across Britain.
Special event sees successful launch of the ‘Fund Our Future’ campaign at Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Friday, 02 September 2022
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary marked the official launch of a £1.3million fundraising campaign to futureproof the site for years to come with a special garden party on Thursday.
First pup of the season arrives at Cornish Seal Sanctuary amid ‘difficult’ summer
Thursday, 25 August 2022
Parsley the pup was rescued on Thursday, amid fears she was starving to death alone on a small beach near Portherras Cove, West Cornwall.
Headline sponsor: Cornish Lithium partners with Cornish Seal Sanctuary to support its sustainable future
Monday, 15 August 2022
Innovative minerals exploration company, Cornish Lithium, has been revealed as the headline sponsor for the launch of the Cornish Seal Sanctuary's ‘Fund Our Future’ campaign.
Penguin debuts painting in art gallery in UK first
Thursday, 07 July 2022
A Humboldt penguin living in Cornwall has had his artwork unveiled in a renowned contemporary art gallery, in what’s believed to be a UK first.
Penguin channels inner artist for Cornish Seal Sanctuary fundraising campaign
Sunday, 12 June 2022
A penguin living on the Cornish coast has been given the chance to channel his inner artist this week as part of a charity fundraising campaign to secure his home’s future for years to come.
‘Fund Our Future’: Cornish Seal Sanctuary launches £1.3million fundraising campaign for redevelopment project
Thursday, 05 May 2022
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary has officially launched a new £1.3million fundraising campaign, as part of a major redevelopment project at the charity’s site in Gweek.
First beaver leaves Cornish Seal Sanctuary in conservation project success
Thursday, 28 April 2022
A beaver from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary has moved to his new home as the charity marks its first successful release from the Secret Creek conservation project.
Sanctuary releases last pups of the season
Wednesday, 13 April 2022
A group of seal pups rescued from the Cornish coastline have been released back into the wild, after their time spent in rehabilitation at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.