Blakeney

Blakeney Point

Blakeney Point from above © Mike Page

Blakeney Point from above

Although not directly accessible from Blakeney village; Blakeney Point is the focal point for the Nature Reserve, an impressive 4 mile long stretch of coastline encompassing a fantastic spectrum of wildlife, varying landscapes, a sand and shingle spit, salt marshes, sand dunes and a range of plant life.

Blakeney Quay

Crabbing on Blakeney quay © Fisheye

Crabbing on Blakeney quay

The serene Blakeney Quay and village belies its busy industrial history that is now difficult to imagine.

The quay area has now become a great place to learn to catch the local crabs and to launch sailing and pleasure craft.

The Friary Hills offer an ideal location to have a short walk in a dog free zone.

Lifeboat House

Blakeney Point Lifeboat House

The Point has the distinctive Lifeboat house that provides an insight to the history of the point and is also where the National Trust Rangers live and work to protect and conserve the wildlife and landscape.

Seal colony

Seals watching on Blakeney Point

Blakeney Point is home to a colony of common and grey seals that are here most of the year round and can be seen from any of the seal boat trips that leave from Morston Quay.

Tern colony

Blakeney Little Tern

The Nature Reserve is internationally recognised as an important breeding area for sea birds and a wide variety of other birdlife that changes with the seasons.

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Walking

A family enjoying a walk over bridge at Morston

The popular Norfolk Coast Path stretches from East to West along the edge of Blakeney National Nature Reserve.

Try one of our downloadable walks -

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