Blakeney is on the beautiful North Norfolk coast
Blakeney is a superb location for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts & an ideal base to explore North Norfolk from. Wells 8 miles, Holt 6 miles. Marvel at the big Norfolk night skies filled with stars . It is also very popular with sailors and the pretty harbour is full of sailing boats.
Blakeney Quay and The Blakeney Hotel Norfolk
Morston cut from Blakeney
The small, historic & beautiful fishing village of Blakeney North Norfolk can boast the only harbour still open on the Glaven Estuary.
Blakeney Quay North Norfolk coast
The Sailing Barge Juno Moored in Blakeney Harbour
Sailing barge Juno is a frequent site at Blakeney Quay
The sailing barge Juno usually makes an appearance in Blakeney over winter for maintanence and a re-paint. Over summer her birth is vacated, leaving the Blakeney cut to paddlers and boaters.
Juno moored at Blakeney quay in Norfolk
Children paddling at low tide in summer Blakeney Norfolk
Blakeney lokes & hollyhocks
Blakeney is full of character with its historic streets lined with period cottages, discover & explore the narrow alleyways known as lokes leading off the High Street. In summer the pretty lokes are filled with Hollyhocks flowering.
Blakeney High Street
The pretty & colourful fishermens cottages on Blakeney High Street are now holiday cottages & shops.
Blakeney in winter
Blakeney Quay is lovely even in winter. Pop into one of the lovely pubs off the quay for a drink and a spot of lunch to warm up.
Blakeney Quay covered in snow
Blakeney is stunning even in the hardest winter. These photos were taken in 2009 when temperatures got well below freezing & we had lots of snow which was quite unusual for Blakeney
Now you know why they call Norfolk the county of big blue skies
The clear skies (no pollution ) and the reflected colour from the sea mean that the light on the coast on a sunny day is fantastic making this area popular with photographers & artists. These photographs were not digitally enhanced. This is what is actually like.
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