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The lovely coastal village of Blakeney is one of the most enchanting on the North Norfolk Heritage Coast. Blakeney started life as a busy medieval commercial port until the estuary began to silt up preventing all but pleasure craft from gaining access. The silting has left a fascinating landscape of marshes, sand hills and mud banks, with many creeks and channels twisting and turning their way through. Blakeney village is set on a small hill leading down to the harbour and has pretty flint cottages, shops, cafe's, restaurants, hotels, pubs and inns. In a side street off the quay is the 14th century Guildhall which has an early example of a brick built vaulted ceiling. The beautifully restored, village church is large and spacious with many interesting features.

Blakeney is a perfect setting to explore this section of the North Norfolk Coast, as there are many fine coastal walks to nearby Morston Quay (west) or Cley next the Sea (east). Local attractions also include boat seal trips and an excellent local cafe!

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Norfolk NR25

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Other Local Activities in East Anglia

  • Aldeburgh
  • Aldeburgh Golf Club
  • Aldeburgh Museum
  • Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill
  • Audley End House
  • Beauty and Complementary Therapy at Earsham Hall
  • Binham Priory
  • Blakeney
  • Blakeney National Nature Reserve
  • Blakenham Woodland Garden
  • Blickling Estate
  • Bradenham Hall Garden & Arboretum
  • Bressingham Gardens
  • Bungay and Waveney Valley Golf Club
  • Bure River Cottage Restaurant
  • Bure Valley Railway
  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Cambridge
  • Chilford Hall Vineyard
  • Cretingham Golf Club
  • Cromer Pier
  • Dingle Marshes
  • Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach
  • Earsham Hall
  • East Bergholt Place, The Place for Plants
  • East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens
  • Ely Cathedral
  • Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden
  • Fakenham Racecourse
  • Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate
  • Flatford: Bridge Cottage
  • Flatford: Bridge Cottage
  • Food Safari
  • Framlingham Castle
  • Halesworth Golf Club
  • Helmingham Hall Gardens
  • Holkham Bay
  • Holkham Hall
  • Holt
  • Houghton Hall Gardens
  • Houghton Mill
  • Hunstanton Golf Club
  • Ickworth
  • Kentwell Hall & Gardens
  • King's Lynn Golf Club
  • Kings Head Coltishall
  • Lavenham
  • Lavenham Guildhall
  • Leiston Abbey
  • Long Melford
  • Maison Bleue
  • Mannington Gardens
  • Melford Hall
  • National Horseracing Museum
  • Newmarket Racecourses, The Home of Racing
  • Norfolk Lavender
  • Norwich
  • Norwich Castle
  • Norwich Cathedral
  • Norwich Theatre Royal
  • Orford Castle
  • Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
  • Peckover House and Garden
  • Pensthorpe
  • Ranworth Broad - Norfolk Wildlife Trust
  • River and Wildlife at Snape
  • Roger Hickman's Restaurant
  • Royal West Norfolk Golf Club
  • RSPB Havergate Island
  • RSPB Minsmere
  • RSPB North Warren
  • RSPB Snettisham
  • Sandringham House and Estate
  • Saxmundham
  • Sheringham
  • Sheringham Park
  • Snape Maltings
  • Somerleyton Hall
  • Southwold
  • Southwold Golf Club
  • St Edmundsbury Cathedral
  • St Mary's Church, Barton Bendish
  • Sudbury
  • Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
  • Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon Burial Mounds
  • The Angel Hotel
  • The Beth Chatto Garden
  • The Big Shoot
  • The British Larder Suffolk
  • The Castle Inn
  • The Cathedral of St John the Baptist
  • The Crown at Southwold
  • The Earsham Street Cafe
  • The Fox and Goose
  • The George at Cavendish
  • The Great House
  • The Great House Restaurant and Hotel
  • The Ingham Swan
  • The Lawnes Beauty Clinic
  • The National Stud
  • The North Norfolk Railway - Poppy Line
  • The Place for Plants
  • The Swan Inn
  • The Wortwell Bell
  • Thetford Forest
  • Thorpeness Golf Club
  • Titchwell Marsh
  • Walsingham Abbey
  • West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath
  • White House Farm Equestrian Centre
  • Wickedly Good Food @ St Peter's Hall
  • Wimpole Estate
  • Woodbridge
  • Wroxham Barns
  • Wyken Vineyards and Gardens