Sanctuary News

Welcome to our news page! Here, you'll find all the latest updates and announcements from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.

 Cornish Seal Sanctuary issues seal pup warning amid wild winter storms

Cornish Seal Sanctuary issues seal pup warning amid wild winter storms

Friday, 02 February 2024

Blustery storm conditions have sparked a warning from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary about young pups struggling along our coastlines.

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Sanctuary welcomes baby beavers for first time in two years

Sanctuary welcomes baby beavers for first time in two years

Tuesday, 09 January 2024

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is starting 2024 with three new additions as it welcomes a family of young Eurasian beavers to Secret Creek for the first time in two years.

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Sanctuary celebrates first pup release of new season with ‘Judi Dench’

Sanctuary celebrates first pup release of new season with ‘Judi Dench’

Tuesday, 21 November 2023

A grey seal pup named Judi Dench has returned to the wild after she was found injured and dehydrated this autumn.

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Pup named ‘Judi Dench’ arrives at Cornish Seal Sanctuary in time to meet her legendary namesake

Pup named ‘Judi Dench’ arrives at Cornish Seal Sanctuary in time to meet her legendary namesake

Monday, 02 October 2023

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First seal pups arrive at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary as new season kicks off

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.

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Confused Cornish seals give up on wash-out summer and start prepping for winter

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.

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Cornish seal swims free after rescue from life-threatening frisbee entanglement

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.

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12,000 welly changes and 50 pups – the Cornish Seal Sanctuary signs off pup season!

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.

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Liquorice the rare grey seal pup returns to the wild

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.

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Meet Liquorice: The rare grey seal pup rescued by 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.

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