You might not like to be beside the seaside as the temperatures start to drop.

But in some places the lack of warmth is more than made up for in cuteness.

At one a beach in Horsey, Norfolk, the chilly conditions helped pupping season for the local grey seals into full swing.

Grey seal pupping seasonA grey seal with her newborn pup (Joe Giddens/PA)
Grey seal pupping seasonNovember and December is the peak time for the pupping season down England’s east coast (Joe Giddens/PA)
Grey seal pupping seasonThe RSPB say ‘when pups are born the mothers spin round to sniff them and get to know their smell’ (Joe Giddens/PA)
Grey seal pupping seasonAnd while this seal was a little camera shy at first… (Joe Giddens/PA)
Grey seal pupping season…this one thought he’d found a clever hiding place (Joe Giddens/PA)