What can be said that hasn’t been said already!

  • Blakeney Point is one of the UK’s most important nature reserves with one of the largest seal colonies
  • Blakeney harbour is a well known sailing location with an active sailing club
  • Blakeney along with Cley-next-the-sea and Wiveton comprised the Glaven ports which were once the eighth largest port in England
  • Blakeney was once a significant fishing port. It primarily traded with the North east, London and the Netherlands. It took malt and barley to the North east and brought coal to North Norfolk and London
  • For at least the last hundred years it has been a tourist destination
  • Blakeney has several places to enjoy a drink or meal:
    • The Blakeney Hotel
    • The White Horse Hotel
    • The recently refurbished Manor Hotel
    • The Moorings
    • Blakeney House
    • Kings Arms
  • Further afield there are two one star Michelin restaurants
    • Morston Hall in Morston
    • Meadowsweet in Holt
  • Apart from many art and craft shops Blakeney has a Deli, fish shop, coffee shop, the local Spar and Post Office and the Two Magpies bakery and cafe