Coastal Walks at Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Put your boots on or go barefoot and explore the beach and extensive footpaths weaving along the coastline or follow one of our walks. There's plenty to see all year round.

Just off points 3 and 4 on Morston to Cockthorpe Circular walk

Morston Quay to Cockthorpe circular walk near Blakeney, Norfolk

Starting from the National Trust car park at Morston Quay, this 5.5 mile (8km) walk weaves its way away from the coast along the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail, through woodland adjacent to a babbling river to the village of Cockthorpe.

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.

View of shingle ridge taken from Weybourne

Blakeney Gramborough Hill walk, Norfolk

Stroll along heath land on top of the coastal ridge and journey back down to the beach. This 4.75 mile circular walk takes you through a variety of habitats and gives great elevated views of the coast.


Blakeney to Stiffkey Coastal Walk, Norfolk

Enjoy Norfolk’s vast open landscape and big skies on this lovely walk along the coast path beside pristine saltmarsh.

The iconic blue Blakeney Point Lifeboat House

Blakeney Point Coastal walk, Blakeney, Norfolk

This walk follows Blakeney Point’s 4 mile-long (6.4km) shingle spit to the sand dunes, near the Lifeboat House.

" I really like spending time on the coast, just being here, taking a walk, looking out across the marshes with my binoculars. It's always changing; the light, the tide, the wildlife coming and going, no two days are the same."
- Stuart Banks, National Trust Area Ranger