Cley-next-the-Sea

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Cley next the Sea is a picturesque coastal village, noted for its fine 18th century windmill (now a guesthouse). Cley was an an important trading port in the middle ages and is now best known for its renowned nature reserve. Between the village and the sea, you will finds Cley Marshes, a nature reserve owned by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust and is their oldest and best known nature reserve. It offers some of the UK's best birdwatching and has six hides providing fantastic viewsCley's lagoons and beach, grazing marsh and reedbeds attract wintering and migrating wildfowl and waders, making it a haven for birdwatchers.

Next to the village green sits 13th century St. Margaret's church. The narrow village streets are lined with unique shops including a smokehouse, bookshop, picnic fayre deli, tea shops and a pub as well as a shop selling hand-thrown stoneware pottery, made on site. Sitting on the Norfolk Coast Path, you can walk rom Cley to Holme next the Sea which joins the ancient Peddars Way National Trail

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Cley-next-the-Sea

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Village Centre, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR25 7AP

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