Located on the North Norfolk coast, north of the pretty market town of Holt, Blakeney is a picturesque village offering excellent shopping and food outlets. Unspoilt coastline centering around the Quay and Estuary makes the area a haven for wildlife including seals and many rare birds. Boat trips can be taken to see the seals basking in their natural beauty at Blakeney Point. Beach Walking at nearby Wells and Holkham are a must for sights of outstanding beauty and cleanliness.
For the more adventurous you can take a ride in a US personell carrier over rough terrain at the nearby Muckleburgh Collection, a millitary museum.
'The Moorings’ offers unpretentious contemporary cuisine in a relaxed setting. Located at the bottom of Blakeney High Street, a few yards from the quay. The King's Arms Public House is situated in Westgate Street, Blakeney, serving excellent home cooked food, and is just a stone's throw away from the picturesque quay. Also, there is the White Horse, with excellent local food including Crabs, Mussels, Lobster and the delicious Samphire, known as "Poor man's asparagus". You will find one trader on the Quay selling Oysters, Welks and Cockles etc. and another is open from 7.30am for cooked breakfast, sandwiches, homemade cakes and quiche etc. all day. The village is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the North Norfolk coast and is particularly favoured by the boating and sailing fraternity
Blakeney is a wonderful place for children who can spend hours catching crabs on the quay and messing about in the water. Also, these links should help you see why North Norfolk is so popular. The Muckleburgh Collection North Norfolk Railway Seals at Blakeney Felbrigg Hall Blickling Hall Sheringham Park Holkham Hall Sandringham House Houghton Hall Tourist Information There are also Golf courses at Sheringham, Hunstanton and Brancaster, and a Tennis Club in Blakeney itself.