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Blakeney Point & the Glaven Ports

Jane Hales

Blakeney Point & the Glaven Ports

by Jane Hales

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Published by Orlando in Briston, Norfolk .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJane Hales, Nicholas Simms.
ContributionsSimms, Nicholas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15200418M
ISBN 101870982053

Blakeney is popular with dinghy sailors, bird watchers and walkers, and you can get a real feel for the area by taking a trip to Blakeney Point to see the seals. Sunday am: Blakeney Jane's Cottage Dates availability and prices now listed Book Now! Blakeney, Norfolk. Blakeney National Nature Reserve is an internationally important nature reserve bequest to the National Trust in The area is home to a varied range of flora and fauna with Blakeney Point home to a breeding seal and tern colony.

Blakeney Tourism: Tripadvisor has 6, reviews of Blakeney Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Blakeney resource. Blakeney Point, a 3 mile sand and shingle spit, is right at the top of the North Norfolk Coast and if visiting Norfolk, or if you live in Norfolk, and you haven’t visited the spit, then you’re missing a real treasure.

Hi, I walked to Blakeney Point on Sunday 8th September from Cley. We parked on the car park near the beach which was £ for the whole day. We started walking at (Low tide was at ). As said above it took about 1hour 10 mins to get to the sign post. The River Glaven, which runs beside the route for part of the way, was once a navigable river for sea vessels and served the ports of Wiveton and Cley. Blakeney village was also once a port, but ceased trading before as a result of the arrival of the railways and the New Cut channel silting up.


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Blakeney Point (designated as Blakeney National Nature Reserve) is a National Nature Reserve situated near to the villages of Blakeney, Morston and Cley next the Sea on the north coast of Norfolk, main feature is a km (4 mi) spit of shingle and sand dunes, but the reserve also includes salt marshes, tidal mudflats and reclaimed nates: 52°58′38″N 0°58′40″E /.

Get this from a library. The Glaven ports: a maritime history of Blakeney, Cley and Wiveton in North Norfolk. [Jonathan Hooton; Blakeney History Group.]. Blakeney Point and the Glaven Ports by Jane Hales,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Blakeney Point and the Glaven Ports: Jane Hales: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.5/5(1). The Glaven ports: a maritime history of Blakeney, Cley and Wiveton in North Norfolk Jonathan Hooton, Blakeney History Group Blakeney History Group, - Business & Economics - pages.

Blakeney Chapel is a ruined building on the Blakeney Point & the Glaven Ports book coast of e its name, it is in the parish of Cley next the Sea, not the adjoining village of Blakeney, and was probably not a building stood on a raised mound or "eye" on the seaward end of the coastal marshes, less than m ( yd) from the sea and just to the north of the current channel of the River Glaven where Coordinates: 52°57′56″N 1°02′31″E /.

Blakeney Point is home to England's largest grey seal colony with over 3, pups born each winter. Here is some handy advice if you would like to visit the seals this winter. Grey seals continue to break records at Blakeney Point.

Grey seal pup numbers have broken all previous records at the National Trust’s Blakeney Point, with a month of Location: Morston Quay, NR25 7BH, Norfolk. Blakeney Haven was a deeper inlet on the north coast of Norfolk into which the River Glaven flowed. Sheltered behind Blakeney Point, it was a major shipping area in the Middle Ages, with relatively important North Norfolk ports at Wiveton, Cley next the Sea and Blakeney itself.

Cley and Wiveton silted up in the 17th century, but Blakeney prospered, especially after the channel to the Haven was OS grid reference: TG The villages of Blakeney, Cley and Wiveton make up the Glaven ports, around the mouth of the River Glaven.

The gradual growth of the shingle spit known as Blakeney Point protected the wide estuary at the mouth of the river, which was an ideal site for a harbour. Blakeney Point and the Glaven Ports. [Briston, Norfolk, Orlando, ] Hooton, Jonathan The Glaven ports: a maritime history of Blakeney, Cley and Wiveton in north Norfolk.

[ISBNBlakeney, Blakeney History Group, ] Hooton, Jonathan The Maritime Trade and Decline of the Port of Blakeney and Cley, [Norwich, ] Mellor. Benbow Cottage also features in the book called 'The Glaven Ports - People and Places' by John Warham, Judith Paxton and Liz Shand Kendall.

Published April In JuneBenbow Cottage was featured as one of Superluxe's ten favourite coastal retreats to stay in. Buy The Glaven Ports: A Maritime History of Blakeney, Cley and Wiveton in North Norfolk Reprint by Hooton, Jonathan (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low Author: Jonathan James Hooton. The spit sheltered the Glaven ports, Blakeney, Cley-next-the-Sea and Wiveton, which were important medieval harbours.

Blakeney sent ships to help Edward I's war efforts inand between the 14th and 16th centuries it was the only Norfolk port between King's Lynn and.

Blakeney Point is a perfect breeding site for grey seals and their pups, born during November to early January, and is the largest seal colony in England with over 2, seal pups born annually.

The Point is created by a longshore drift across the River Glaven and is. Situated between Wells-next-the-sea and Sheringham, Blakeney is an idyllic coastal village noted in the Domesday Book as one of a small number of ports around the estuary of the River Glaven.

Under the care of the National Trust, the Point is a nature reserve and sanctuary for migratory birds. Blakeney Chapel is a ruined building on the Norfolk coast of e its name, it is in the parish of Cley next the Sea, not the adjoining village of Blakeney, and was probably not a building stood on a raised mound or "eye" on the seaward end of the coastal marshes, less than m (feet) from the sea and just to the north of the current channel of the River Glaven where.

A picturesque coastal village to the west of Cromer, half way between Wells-next-the-Sea and Sheringham, Blakeney can look back on a long and eventful past. Its existence was first noted in the Domesday Book as one of a small group of ports around the estuary of the river Glaven. Blakeney Point is a low-lying spit of land jutting from the north coast of Norfolk, near the villages of Blakeney, Norfolk, Stiffkey, Morston and Cley next the is owned by the National Trust and is designated a National Nature Reserve.

The spit is four miles long and comprises shingle and sand dunes, while the wider nature reserve and land in the National Trust's ownership include the. There are a wide range of watersports available in Blakeney from sailing to Paddle boarding.

Great walks; Plenty of walking all along the Norfolk coast, over sandy beaches, salt marshes and cliffs. Hotel boats for hire; The hotel organises seal spotting trips by boat out to Blakeney Point. Cycling; This is excellent countryside for exploring on. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of The east wind, Norfolk year, One thing and another, Ninety Years in One House, Winds of change in Norfolk, Norfolk patchwork, Blakeney Point & .For several centuries, Blakeney was a busy commercial port exporting corn and wool and importing a variety of goods, including coal and timber.

Today, the quay is mainly used for recreational activities, such as sailing, bird-watching and walking. Savour the stunning views across Blakeney harbour and to the shingle spit of Blakeney Point (point 1).Book The Blakeney Hotel, Blakeney on Tripadvisor: See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for The Blakeney Hotel, ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Blakeney and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor.4/5(K).