Wiveton and Glandford Area


Wiveton & Glandford

These two villages lie on the River Glaven. Rising from tiny headwaters near Bodham it descends wooded hills of glacial debris and passes through lush countryside and picturesque flint villages, before flowing into Blakeney Harbour. Within our area it passes through the Bayfield Estate forming the lake and then continues via Glandford Ford towards Cley where it flows under the A149 at the sluice just west of Cley. The meadows alongside it sometimes flood in winter. Read More

Wiveton Downs

This is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) and a local nature reserve of both geological and wildlife interest. The site is elevated above the surrounding countryside giving excellent views over the village of Wiveton and the North Norfolk Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Situated on the south end of the Blakeney Esker, a sand and gravel ridge that is here heathland with heather, gorse and bracken. Read More