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

two adults searching through grass in front of some boats. One is holding a clipboard

Norfolk Coast BioBlitz 2017 

Over the course of one weekend this summer (22 & 23 July) individuals and communities will be able to take part in the largest wildlife survey ever carried out in Norfolk.

Upcoming events

Terrific Tuesdays

Tue 30 May 2017
Join our team for a day of 50 things themed family fun on the Norfolk Coast at Blakeney.

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 and Cley Beach 

To help minimise disturbance to ground-nesting birds we have produced some handy advice and a map to show you where you can walk with your dog.

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 unauthorised 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.