Important notice -

Unfortunately it will not be possible to hire rowing boats at Flatford until later in the year. We will update our website as soon as the rowing boats become available. We are sorry for any disappointment caused.

Discover the views that John Constable painted


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Flatford Ramble - Constable's Footsteps (18 May 2019)

Sat 18 May 2019
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...

The West Bergholt Concert Band: A Concert for Constable

Sun 09 Jun 2019
Enjoy this rousing performance by the fabulous West Bergholt Concert Band. Big band classics will be mixed with music from across the decades. The concert will take place on the lawn of the Granary, so you can bring a picnic or buy nibbles and...

Open Air Theatre - Pride and Prejudice

Sat 15 Jun 2019
When Elizabeth Bennet meets the terse and abrupt Mr. Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye? Brought to life by award-winning writer Laura Turner, this adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel has been...

Flatford Tudor Fayre 1542 with the Companye of Merrie Folke

Sat 13 Jul 2019
Step back in time to 1542 as the garden of Valley Farm is transformed into a Tudor Fayre. You can try your hand at Tudor crafts, like basket making or spoon carving, be entertained by musicians and dancers and watch Tudor folk at work and play....

Open Air Theatre - Treasure Island

Sat 31 Aug 2019
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on...


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Flatford gift shop

Flatford Shop 

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





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