|OS Grid: TG 049435||Approx 1.1m 1.8km From the Coast View Google Map|
|Latitude: 52° 57' 01"|
|Longitude:1° 02' 56"|
|Latitude: 52.950||Select another Norfolk Location:|
The village is located in an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoys an international
reputation for its bird watching site on the outskirts
of the village. There are over 400 acres of marshland
and reed bed, which have been managed by the Norfolk
Naturalist Trust since 1926. The area has board walks
and hides all of which are easily accessible to
everyone, including wheelchair users. The reserve is one
of the few remaining places where Bittern and Avocet are
resident and rare migrants can be seen at differing
times of the year.
The village has an excellent delicatessen where you can purchase other basic provisions as well, a famous smoke house, restaurants, tea shops and two good country pubs/inns. For a quieter holiday location yet in the same vicinity have a look at nearby Wiveton which is under half a mile down the road.
Cley is pronounced 'Kly' means Clay.
It is said that the masons who built St. Marys
Church of Wiveton placed all the richest flush work
ornamentation on the side of the church that faces
Cley, to impress the Cley parishioners.