Blakeney Harbour Blakeney is a beautiful village on the Norfolk coast. It became a fishing port after it was founded in 1240 but today relies on us tourists. Blakeney Point is where you'll find Blakeney National Nature Reserve (National Trust) & it is home to a variety of birds & plants.
As railway buffs here tonight will also know, Deltic diesel engines powered English Electric’s 3 300 bhp prototype Deltic locomotive from 1955 and a production class of 22 improved locomotives which worked on the East Coast Main Line from Edinburgh to King’s Cross from 1961 to 1982. By then however, the leading edge of marine propulsion had moved on to gas turbine and nuclear propulsion.