Long journey home for lost seal

The seal was found 40 miles away from the sea Credit: Bay Search and Rescues

Members of the Bay Search and Rescue in Flookburgh were called to the River Eden last night to rescue a lost seal.

Four members of the team made their way to the river at Appleby, 50 miles away from the sea.

Four members of Bay Search and Rescues were called out to rescue the seal Credit: Bay Search and Rescues

They couldn't find the seal on their arrival, finally finding it at Milburn Grange.

The ten hour rescue finally came to an end when the seal was returned to the wild at Walney Island.