Blakeney Esker Explored

Blakeney quay

Blakeney Esker Explored is a set of teaching aids and information that provide a fascinating insight into Ice Age Britain.

These pages explain the relationships between the plants and animals and the geology of Blakeney Esker.

It is a resource for local teachers and anyone who wants to know more about the landscape of north Norfolk and how it formed.

So what is Blakeney Esker?

It is a ridge that runs from the village of Blakeney to Wiveton. At its southern end is Wiveton Downs Local Nature Reserve, a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Follow the links on the left to go to sections that interest you, or take a virtual tour to find out more.

Where is the esker?