Cley-next-the-Sea (all parish within AONB)
On the River Glaven in Norfolk, 4 miles north-west of Holt and east of Blakeney. The main A149 coast road runs through the centre of the village,
Popular north Norfolk village and internationally known for its bird reserve.
Parish Council website: http://www.cleyparishcouncil.org.uk/
This website has some outstanding information about the locality and environment.
Cley Marshes bird reserve: http://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/cley.aspx
The marshes around Cley are internationally important for their populations of rare breeding and visiting birds. Cley Marshes bird reserve has been in the care of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust since 1926, making it the oldest county Wildlife Trust reserve in Britain. Among resident breeding birds are Avocet, Bearded Tit, Bittern, Marsh Harrier and Spoonbill. Winter visitors include Brent Geese, Wigeon, Pintail and many species of wading birds