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Sealife at Land's End

From 30 March to 13 September 2015

  • Binoculars and telescopes for hire
  • Staff on hand to help
  • Refreshments available
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Accessible site
  • Accessible toilets
Grey seal peeking out of water

Image: Nigel Blake

I'll be watching you!

You might not notice us at first, our heads bobbing just above the surface of the water. But us grey seals like to keep an eye on what's going on.

And when you get yourself down to the free viewpoint at the Discovery Centre, you can keep an eye on us, too.

When we're not about - we can hold our breath underwater for 30 minutes at a time - keep your eyes peeled for gannets and shags flying by.

You might also get lucky and see basking sharks passing along the coastline. Or maybe you'll see peregrines showing off - stooping and diving high in the skies above you.

When can you see us?

We're open every day, 10 am - 4 pm. As the weather can be unpredictable please be aware that the Centre can close at short notice.

What's at the site?

Please be aware that access to our date is along a slight slope.

How to find us

Land's End Discovery Centre is just under eight miles from Penzance.

By car
Follow the A30 until the junction of the B3315 then follow signs to the car park. The centre is 364m from car park. There is a car park charge for the Land's End visitor site.

By bus
From Penzance Bus Station (beside the rail station) take the First bus numbers 1, 1A, and 300 to the car park at Land's End.

By train
Penzance station is the nearest station. First Great Western run trains from London Paddington, and Cross Country provide the service from the Midlands, the north of England and from Scotland. On arrival at the train station, take a bus as above.

Still got some questions?

Telephone: South West Regional Office on 01392 432691

This date is bought to you with help from Land's End Landmark.

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