Flatford

Important notice -

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Tea Room will be closed on Monday 18 October. The Gift Shop and Constable Exhibition will be closed on this date too, but the toilets, car park and countryside walks will remain open.

Discover the views that John Constable painted

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Flatford's Spooktacular Halloween Trail

Sat 23 Oct 2021
10:00-15:00
Join us at Flatford this October half term for some fiendish fun on our spooky Halloween trail from 23 - 31 October.

Landscapes at Noon Exhibition

Sat 23 Oct 2021
11:00-15:00
Landscapes at Noon, an exhibition of experimental photography, celebrates the 200th anniversary of John Constable’s ‘The Hay Wain’ and the surrounding landscape at Flatford, created by photographic artists Liz Harrington and Laurence Harding.

Flatford Nature Day

Tue 26 Oct 2021
11:00-15:00
Join the fun and go wild at the Flatford Nature Day.

Flatford Christmas Craft Fayre

Sat 27 Nov 2021
10:00-16:00
The Bourne Valley Crafters return to Flatford for their second Christmas Craft Fair. As before, they have invited a a talented group of local crafters and designers to bring their wares. You will be able to browse from a beautiful range of crafts...

Christmas at Valley Farm

Sat 04 Dec 2021
10:00-15:00
Step into a traditional country Christmas at Valley Farm. The main hall of this ancient building will be decorated with greenery and there will be a cosy log fire to warm your hands. Mince pies and mulled wine will be on sale and our...
The Hay Wain view at Flatford

Hay Wain 200: A Bigger Canvas 

We're excited to be working in partnership with the Essex Cultural Diversity Project and artists Laurence Harding and Liz Harrington to celebrate the 200th anniversary of John Constable's most iconic landscape painting: The Hay Wain. The project exhibition, 'Landscapes at Noon' opens from October 23rd, read more here.

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Eating and shopping

Flatford Shop

Flatford Shop

Our shop is open and offers something for everyone. Whether it’s environmentally-friendly swaps for a more sustainable life, a gift for a loved one or an indulgence for yourself, every purchase helps us look after Flatford for everyone, for ever.

Flatford Second Hand Books

Flatford Book Nook

The Book Nook is open, please check our opening times for current information. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Flatford for everyone, for ever.

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History

History

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Our work

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Places to stay

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Groups

Flatford Group Visit

Group visits to Flatford 

If you want to book for 2021, please follow this link for more information.