Sanctuary News

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

Meet the Cornish Seal Sanctuary Team

Meet the Cornish Seal Sanctuary Team

Monday, 27 May 2024

Meet Sean, our Property and Conservation Manager. We chat to him about his role here at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and his plans for a greener future.

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Much Ado about Puffin!

Much Ado about Puffin!

Monday, 15 April 2024

We are thrilled to welcome ten beautiful pint-sized Icelandic rescue puffins into our family here at the Sanctuary! Visit us and enjoy watching these mesmerising birds as they dive around exploring their new home on ‘Puffin Island

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A tribute to Ray

A tribute to Ray

Friday, 22 March 2024

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our dearest Ray.

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Friday, 08 March 2024

This International Women's Day, we chat to our amazing Head of Sanctuaries Jana about her passion for animal welfare and her biggest inspiration.

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 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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