Total steps: 8
Total steps: 8
Blakeney Quay Carnser car park, grid ref: TG028442 The Quay, Blakeney NR25 7ND
From the car park make your way to the sea wall and turn left to walk along the path. From this elevated position you can see the salt marshes, with Blakeney Harbour on your left and freshwater marshes on your right. Continue for half a mile until the path bends round to the right.
As the path bends to the right, there is a gate to your right. Step down from the sea wall and enter through the gate. You are now in Blakeney Freshes. Follow the path back towards Blakeney village.
Half way back to the village you will come across a section where a stream flows under the track.
At the end of the track, you will reach the road. Turn left and head through the gate onto Friary Hills. Follow the track along the bottom of Friary Hills until you come to an open gateway. Do not pass through the gateway and follow the path to the right.
Climb the steps and follow the path as is bends round to the right. Please be careful as the steps are uneven and can be slippery when wet.
Turn back to the path and turn right to follow the path back down the hill.
At the bottom of the hill turn left and follow the track out of Friary Hills. Follow the path on the right-hand side of the road back towards Blakeney Quay car park.
As you follow the path back to the car park, there is a duck pond on your right. Continue past the duck pond and the car park will be on your right.
Blakeney Quay Carnser car park, grid ref: TG028442
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