Take a small historic fishing
village, add the character of narrow streets
and traditional flint cottages, mix in the
appeal of boating and wildlife, and colour
it with legendary tales of piracy and smuggling
and you have Blakeney
most attractive village on Norfolks
fabled heritage coastline.
Whether you want to relax or be active,
Blakeney and the surrounding area provide
plenty of opportunities for a lovely day.
Nature lovers can head to Blakeney Point,
history buffs can take in the Guildhall
at Blakeney or take a ride on the steam
train from Holt to Sheringham. Walkers can
head out on the coastal path and shoppers
can browse the independent shops in either
Blakeney or nearby Holt.
Guildhall is tucked away down an alley
near the quay. Climb the hill next to the
Guildhall to see some magnificent views
across the harbour.
Boats and Bishops
Boats both offer boat trips to see the
seals at Blakeney Point.
There are a number of charming shops in
Blakeney so indulge in a little retail therapy!
Check out The
Anchor Shop, Blakeney
Delicatessen and The
Climb the 137 steps to the top of St
Nicholas' Church tower and enjoy the
panoramic views of Blakeney and the beautiful
Enjoy the spectacular wildlife at Blakeney
National Nature Reserve
Hopper buses run regular services along
the coastal path route enabling you to take
the bus to a point along the route and walk
back to Blakeney.
Hall has a farm and gift shop plus art
barn and is under one mile from Blakeney.
There are a multitude of stately homes and
halls in the area: Felbrigg
Hall and the Queen's Norfolk retreat,
are all within easy driving distance.
Theatre at Cromer Pier hosts a number
of shows an concerts throughout the season
an is the home of the "Seaside Special".
Enjoy a day at the races at Fakenham
Collection is the world's largest collection
of steam engines and organs - and it's also
the home of the famous Thursford Christmas