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Over the fields to Cley


his distant view of Cley next the Sea was taken from the coastal path at Blakeney.  A little watercolour filter has been applied.

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Fishing boats of North Norfolk

For many generations fishing for crab and lobster has been the way of life for the fishermen of North Norfolk.  The boats are small and  –  in places like Cromer, Sheringham and Cley next the Sea  –   are mostly moored on the beach rather than in a harbour.  Often the beaches comprise extensive banks of shingle (to prevent coastal erosion).  Each boat has its own tractor and, in some cases,  is towed to and from the sea on a cradle.


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