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Flatford Mill

Flatford | Flatford, East Bergholt, Babergh District CO7 6UL, England
+44 1206 298260
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Lots to see Do

Great day out BUT lots of walking we covered 5 miles over day, Food on site good but on pricy... read more

Reviewed today
Mal L
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Lovely setting

We are so fortunate in having this idyllic spot only a few miles down the road. Flatford is world... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter E
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Flatford | Flatford, East Bergholt, Babergh District CO7 6UL, England
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Reviewed today

Great day out BUT lots of walking we covered 5 miles over day, Food on site good but on pricy side, recommend Rhubard Scones

Thank Mal L
Reviewed yesterday

We are so fortunate in having this idyllic spot only a few miles down the road. Flatford is world renowned as the setting for John Constable's "Haywain" and other of his celebrated works. It is also a lovely place in its own right, with brilliant...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit Flatford Mill on a whim, and I must say it was well worth the visit. I had previously visited Constable country whilst on a school trip some forty-five years ago and had vague memories of it. The national trust have taken...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely day and the weather was wonderful so everything was better. You can see why he chose the area that Constable, did it was very picturesque. But the weather played a part in the ambience.

Thank blueboytwo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with family on May Day Bank Holiday - in Valley Farm where we saw some amazing handmade Tudor decorations and artefacts, really well done and interesting. I loved it all and the volunteers were excellent. Thanks to the two ladies I spoke to about...More

Thank Le_Sokenite
Reviewed 5 days ago

Flatford Mill is a very relaxing National Trust location . Recommended that you have a guided tour and have the views explained regarding Constable and his way of interpreting the landscapes of East Bergholt and Dedham is his artwork. Our guide..Maggie..was excellent and very helpful...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really great venue. Had a guide who was really funny. Told us all about the place and Constables paintings. Didn't have time for tea. But Will come back.

Thank R W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do go and see this amazing hamlet, wonderful atmosphere really takes you back to when Constance was there. Fantastic place for dogs with lovely walks along the river.Well worth every penny!

Thank dbalchin1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the iconic flatford mill (Constable painting location) for a friends birthday. The mill and surrounding areas have probably changed very little over the last 200 years as you walk along the river with the grazing cows wandering around freely. We stayed over as...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we live 1 mile from flatford mill. we took friends and family to see where john constable paintef his pictures. its a beautiful place to see. the mill is still there and has been made a museum. the tea room is lovely anf overlooks the...More

Thank mercedes270
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mike F
Hi - a group of about 10 people are coming along to visit on Monday 21 March. 2 questions please: - is there a guided tour we could book and if so, how much per person is it? - will the restaurant be open for lunch, as I notice it doesn't open on a Monday earlier in the year? Thanks
11 March 2016|
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Response from Benphil | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know as we went over the weekend and didn't use a guide
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nimrod2013
Can I reach The Mill and Granary by bus. I can get to Chelmsford but would be lost after that.
21 August 2015|
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Response from djk19g | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Dedham. It is a lovely walk along the river to Flatford. You just need to walk out of the town a little. Stroll along the path beside the river and you will get to the mill. Good luck and have a wonderful day!
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Kernewek2014
Is there a menu and price guide and do I need to book?
2 July 2015|
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Response from Jess P | Property representative |
Hello we have a menu that incudes a wide variety of cakes, we offer a light lunch between 12.00 and 2.30 that includes soup, sandwiches jacket potatoes and our lovely cheese tart (my favorite). We don't worry about bookings... More
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