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Horsey Beach

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Visit to the seals

This is a well worth visit if you are interested in seeing seals in a natural setting. For the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Seal watching

A must stop by when visiting Norfolk - great for seal watching in their natural habitat. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well worth visit if you are interested in seeing seals in a natural setting. For the three pound parking fee you get the chance to see the seals and their pups. When we visited there were about 500 seals with 8 pups...More

Thank marsh1windsor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop by when visiting Norfolk - great for seal watching in their natural habitat. Lovely sand dunes and part of Norfolk coast path. Very glad I stopped by when visiting Norfolk! Highlight of our trip

Thank taralavoie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Horsey as something to do before heading home. I wore knee high boots with heels - not recommended. Other visitors wore wellies...... These were the sensible ones and should follow their example. Expect lots of walking on sand and dunes....... What a work...More

1  Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About a 20 minute walk past the pill box to the beach . And what a amazing sight it was . We saw at least 150-160 seals lounging around on the sand . Fantastic experience . 👍👍👍

Thank punkrockernick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove for 1 &1/2 hours from our holiday location with two bored young kids. However, seeing the seals on the beach & close up made it all worth it. Amazing to be able to stand and watch the seals in their natural habitat and to...More

Thank Garfield123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another amazing year watching the seals at Horsey. They are just such lovely creatures. Was lucky enough last year to see pups being born, Nature at its best. Visit Norfolk loads so always visit and never disappoints. Have also seen seals at Winterton, Gorleston and...More

2  Thank rhoda m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunny cold sunday morning we headed to find the seals. Pay and display car parking. Suitable shoes should be worn. Signs said 15 minute walk to seals. Got to beach 36 to be surprised to see x2 seals swimming it was great.

Thank badbears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw an article on apple news about the area and the seals and decided to visit, so glad I did and will return again. The best was to see them is head for the Nelsons head pub also worth a visit. From the Nelsons...More

Thank K8594QLdavidw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen the signs advertising the seal watching area we decided to visit Horsey earlier this week. The car park was reasonably priced and whilst there were signs directing the way to the seal colony these were somewhat confusing at first. We decided to follow...More

Thank K1472CRkarenc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband comes from Norfolk and we moved back here twenty two years ago. We never tire of visiting here especially when the seal pups have been born. Whenever family visit we take them here and our grandchildren love it.

Thank bobjansteward
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6 November 2018|
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Response from K8594QLdavidw | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see many pups so probably wait 3/4 weeks as suggested
21 October 2018|
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Response from taralavoie | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We visited today and saw 2, however the warden advised 3-4 weeks time is when you will most likely see the pups :)
11 September 2018|
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Response from MS2129 | Reviewed this property |
From former experience I can say that a seal in such terrible condition will have been taken to a sanctuary. There, it will have been seen by a vet, frisbee removed and then cared for until it is well enough to be released... More