Step out on a walk from Grange Barn through the Essex countryside to another Trust property, Paycocke’s House. Walking along the River Blackwater, this three-mile circular walk takes you right back to where you started.
Enjoy your day with us: try bug-hunting or the pedal powered fulling stocks. You may want to tuck in to a scone with your picnic and there's plenty of fun to be had at the mill. Check out the events too. Please note last admission time to the mill is 30 minutes before published closing.
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.
No other forest on Earth evokes the atmosphere of a medieval hunting forest so completely. The ancient trees are like magnificent living sculptures, peaceful giants worn and fragile from centuries of seasons and use.
On this gentle circular walk around the central area of Hatfield Forest look out for a variety of interesting trees that make it a site of great historical and ecological importance. Buggy-friendly, along board-walks and mostly hard surfaces.