Flatford

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, our countryside and car park are open for local visitors to access for walks. Please respect social distancing at all times. The Tea Room, Gift Shop and and Exhibition are closed until further notice.

Discover the views that John Constable painted

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Things to see and do

Winter days with the family

Bridge Cottage, Flatford

Winter at Flatford

Winter is a lovely time to visit Flatford. The bare trees reflected in the river make for great photographs whilst the walks offer wide views of the Dedham Vale. If there is flooding, then you can enjoy some stunning sunsets from the bridge. Our Tea Room is currently closed.

Flatford Second Hand Books

Flatford Book Nook

The Book Nook is currently closed. We will re-open as soon as it is safe to do so.

Autumn / Winter Events

We currently don’t have any events or activities at Flatford. However, we have some exciting ideas for 2021, which we’ll share as soon as we can.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Flatford Tea Room

The Tea Room at Flatford is closed at the moment for both eat in and take away service. When the situation changes, we’ll update this page. We look forward to welcoming you back when we re-open.

Flatford Shop

Flatford Shop

The shop at Flatford is currently closed. Our online shop remains open if you're searching for something special, every purchase you make helps support the vital conservation work that's needed to look after special places like Flatford.

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Join or give

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History

History

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Our work

The River Stour at Flatford

Caring for the Dedham Vale 

The role of The National Trust in the Dedham Vale is to enable traditional mixed farming to continue, to preserve key aspects of the working landscape, and provide public understanding of the importance of Constable and that landscape.

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Places to stay

Places to Stay