Beautiful, enchanting Blakeney, with the harbour as its heart, often considered to be the jewel in the crown of the North Norfolk coast.
So much to see and do - crabbing in the creek, go by Beans Boats and see the seals, walk out to Blakeney Point and take a picnic, sit on the Quay and enjoy a huge ice cream, be sure to visit during Regatta week, gasp at the daring of the contestants in the greasy pole competition, amble along the coastal path, walk the dog for miles, spoil yourselves and enjoy afternoon tea at the Blakeney Hotel – fireside in winter and on the sun drenched terrace in the summer, definitely book a meal at The Moorings – the window seats are special, wander around the Flint gallery, find some great gifts, discover treasures for the home at Artemis, buy fresh lobster and crab from Willie Weston’s fish shop, discover quaint fishermen’s cottages and book your favourite for a mini-break sometime soon, book a Groovy Camper Van and explore, play tennis then head to the White Horse for a well earned Pimms, get physical at Three Owls Farm and enjoy tutored Nordic & Power walking amidst its glorious forty acres bring your binoculars and watch the birds and gaze at the stars up in the huge open sky.
Wiveton – half a mile further - Wiveton Hall and Café – pick juicy raspberries and strawberries, breakfast here is a real treat, book for a tasty lunch or gather with friends for tapas and watch the sunset across the marshes. Sunday lunch at The Wiveton Bell is a must, in fact, food there is consistently great!
Another half a mile and you have reached Cley-next-the-Sea, its majestic windmill overlooking the coastal path. Visit Picnic Fayre the most fabulous delicatessen run by John & Vic – recently celebrated twenty five years of serving all things yummy, across the road is Cley Smokehouse – kippers divine, have a browse in Pinkfoot Gallery – beautiful artwork and sculptures, buy some pottery from Made in Cley and have a cup of tea at West View café.
Further round the coastal track you will find Cley Wildlife Visitors Centre - a wonderful building offering great views of local wildlife and a busy café.