Important notice -

Unfortunately there is very limited disabled parking at Flatford due to the refurbishment of the toilets. This work should be completed by the end of February. People are welcome to drop off less able visitors and re-park in the main car park.

Explore Constable Country


Things to see and do

Walking trail at Flatford in Constable Country

Flatford and Constable Country walking trail, East Bergholt, Suffolk 

The Flatford and Constable walking trail is featured on ITV's Britiain's Favourite Walks: Top 100. This is a moderate, 4 to 7 mile walk that explores the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale, made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time.

People standing on the bridge at Flatford

Flatford Ramble -  

Sat 16 February A Winter Wander 10:30-13:30 Join one of our experienced guides for a ramble, visiting the views that inspired the artist John Constable.

Flatford Exhibition - Meanderings by Justin Minns

Boat House Gallery: "Meanderings" 

An exhibition of photography by Justin Minns. November 2018 until February 2019.

Patch of Blue by Jane Lewis

Boat House Gallery: Riverlands by Jane Lewis RWS 

We are delighted to kick off the 2019 season of exhibitions with the refreshing watercolours by Jane Lewis RWS. All welcome to meet the artist 2nd March 12-2pm

Half term trail at Flatford

Half term trail

Our half term trail will be running from Saturday 16 February to Sunday 24 February. Follow the clues around the orange route to discover plants and wildlife found at Flatford at this time of year.



In the Tea-room ...



Spring is on it's way

Flatford Shop 

We have a lovely selection of new seasonal ranges in stock, many exclusive to the National Trust. We look forward to seeing you soon!





Our work

Paul Andre- Volunteer Programme Manager

Volunteering at Flatford 

Help us look after this beautiful place that Constable loved to paint. We have a great team of volunteers - would you like to get involved too? Are you someone who enjoys variety, has a friendly and helpful nature and likes helping others? Search our volunteer opportunities and apply here


Places to stay

Places to Stay