Things to see and do

Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers come to Flatford

The Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers come to Flatford

Visit Flatford most Wednesdays, Sundays and on special occasions, such as Christmas, to see John and Stella, who are members of the Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers. They demonstrate the hobby of Spinning and Weaving using rare breed fleeces.The connection to spinning at Flatford Mill is around the process of providing the yarn that was needed by the weavers to produce the cloth that would go through the Fulling process in the mill.

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.

Upcoming events

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 - Constable's Footsteps (21 March 2020)

Sat 21 Mar 2020
Join one of our experienced guides for a 3 hour (4 mile) ramble, visiting the views that inspired the artist John Constable. The tour will also visit East Bergholt and Dedham, where Constable was born and where he lived for the first part of his...

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 04 Apr 2020
Hunt for the clues the Flatford Easter Bunny has dropped and enjoy a yummy Cadbury Chocolate egg as your prize. The trail this year will have a nature theme, so you will discover more about the Flatford countryside on the way.

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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