We heard there had been a large colony of seals somewhere near the Great Orme so set out to find them if possible last Sunday.
We saw about 10 altogether with one or two really small ones hiding among the rocks, only a small area so maybe there were more somewhere else, or maybe they had grown enough to swim away.
I count 12 here, with one white one with eyes open and the other which I hope was OK but it didn't move while we were there, only about 10mins as we had a nearly nine year old wanting to climb the rocks!!!!
Think we have rock cam behind the one youngster ( zoomed in as thought it might be a dead seal) but pretty sure it is inert!
Come on Mum feed us, but not sure if she did.
Distraction was needed so we climbed the hill!!!
Plenty of flat spaces to run around up there, as long as you stayed away from the edge. (My nerves aren't what they used to be when kids are around):( There were a lot of people walking and sitting down eating picnics, nice area.
No wonder the seals had cuts and grazes
Yay......bird in flight!!!!!!
and finally - a cormorant enjoying the breeze.
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Fabulous photos Gaynor, and it seems almost challenging conditions.
I'm guessing the seals would be around the Headland side, I'll have to check it out next time I'm up that way.
Did you end up on the adventure playground?
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In reply to gaynorsl:
gaynorsl said: Mike it was on the other side of the Little Orme that we found them - Penrhyn Bay, and no we didn't get to visit anywhere else as after climbing around and wandering around it was time to go home and the rain arrived.
Yes, I know the Little Orme, not sure I'm able to get around there so easily these days.
I'm sure you'll know the adventure playground I was talking about on the Grt Orme.
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