Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Spectacular wildlife and uninterrupted views of beautiful coastline

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Things to see and do

Girl jumping over waves

50 things on the Norfolk Coast 

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ on the Norfolk Coast... From organised events to those you can enjoy on your own as a family, we've all the space you’ll ever need so let the adventure begin...

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

What's on

Upcoming events

Blakeney Point Seal Pup Guided Tour

Sun 20 Nov 2016
Join one our Coastal Rangers for a boat trip to Blakeney Point to see the Grey Seals and their pups on England's largest colony.

Blakeney Point Beach Clean

Sat 25 Mar 2017
Help us to keep our coastline clean by joining us for a beach clean on Blakeney Point.

Discover Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Join our ranger for a stroll around Blakeney National Nature Reserve and discover the history that has shaped it; from monasteries to tidal surges and everything inbetween.

Breeding Birds of Blakeney Freshes Guided Walk

Sat 17 Jun 2017
Join us for a stroll around Blakeney Freshes and discover the special birds that breed there and the conservation work we do to improve breeding habitats.
Blakeney National Nature Reserve


a couple walking dogs on a beach

Walking your dog on Blakeney Point 

Each year there are dog restrictions in place on Blakeney Point to help protect and minimise disturbance to ground nesting birds.

Blakeney Point Hare


Blakeney National Nature Reserve is internationally famous for its bird life, with Blakeney Point being one of the most important sites in Europe for breeding terns.

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Our work


The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) on the Norfolk Coast 

The use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us. Find out more here.

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Places to stay

Burnham Overy Staithe black and white tower windmill

Self-catering accommodation on the Norfolk Coast 

A popular holiday destination. With spectacular coastlines and beautiful landscapes, it’s easy to see why people come to this little slice of heaven. From traditional Norfolk flint holiday cottages to the more unique accommodation in the form of a windmill, there's plenty to offer.