Things to see and do

Flatford Second Hand Books

Flatford Book Nook

Flatford's second-hand book nook is a great spot to pick up a bargain and help support our conservation work. Books are sold at bargain prices and all proceeds go towards a worthy cause. We are always on the look-out for books to add to our stock. If you are in need of a home for your old books we'll be pleased to have them.

Richard Allen prints in the Boat House Gallery

Coastal and Garden Birds

National Trust warmly welcomes you to our winter exhibition- Coastal and Garden Birds by Richard Allen. An award winning illustrator-his passion for birds is evident in his 30 linocut prints on display in the Boat House Gallery until the end of February. All are for sale framed or unframed.

Some of the crafts on offer at the Bourne Valley Crafters Fair

Flatford Christmas Craft Fair

Sat 30 November and Sun 1 December 10.30 -3.30. Come along and enjoy Flatford's first Christmas craft fair, organised by the Bourne Valley Crafters. You will find a beautiful selection of gifts by skilled local crafts people, including glass work, ceramics, jewellery, cushions and more. You are sure to find the ideal present for family or friends.

Upcoming events

Christmas at Flatford

Sun 08 Dec 2019
Get into the Christmas spirit at Flatford.

Flatford Ramble - Christmas Caper (28 December)

Sat 28 Dec 2019
Enjoy a refreshing post Christmas walk in the beautiful Dedham Vale. The walk will be lead by an experienced guide who share their knowledge about the area whilst taking you along quiet paths and peaceful lanes. The total length will be no more...

Flatford Ramble - Winter the Dedham Vale (15 February 2020)

Sat 15 Feb 2020
Let one of our experienced guides lead you on a 3 hour winter walk (about 5 miles) through the Dedham Vale. You will follow quiet paths and lanes and discover some hidden winter views on the way. Please come prepared and wear wellies or walking...

Flatford Ramble - Dedham and Langham (18 April 2020)

Sat 18 Apr 2020
Let one of our experienced guides lead you on a 3.5 hour (7 mile) walk along the Stour Valley, following the river upstream through the villages of Dedham and Stratford St Mary to the beautiful church at Langham before returning to Flatford. On...

Flatford Ramble - Spring Bluebell Walk (25 April 2020)

Sat 25 Apr 2020
Let one of our experienced guides lead you on a 2 hour walk through the lovely Flatford countryside. On the way, you will visit Orvis wood, which should be carpeted with bluebells (the bluebell season can vary from year to year, so we have...

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