Blakeney Freshes

elevated view of Blakeney Freshes with its wet fields and grey sky

Blakeney Freshes comprises of approximately 160 hectares of freshwater grazing marsh. It is an important area for breeding birds and over-wintering wildfowl and is popular with birdwatchers. The majority of it is closed to public access for grazing but the National Trail Norfolk Coast Path goes around the perimeter and gives spectacular views.

Geese coming in to roost on Blakeney Freshes
Geese coming in to roost on Blakeney Freshes

Image of a lapwing

Blakeney Freshes Coastal Wildlife walk, Blakeney, Norfolk

This walk through Blakeney Village and around Blakeney Freshes is fantastic for spotting wildlife, especially birds. Keep an eye out for them on the grazing marshes and reed beds. There are also excellent views to enjoy along the way as you stroll around Blakeney Point and the harbour. Easy, 3 miles.