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Flatford Mill

Flatford | Flatford, East Bergholt, Babergh District CO7 6UL, England
+44 1206 298260
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A PLACE THE WHOLE FAMILY LOVE EVERY TIME, particularly the grandchildren, there is somuch for them... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hadleigh, United Kingdom
Go before the tour buses arrive

We arrived early and it was easy to park. We walked directly to the mill but should have picked up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Flatford | Flatford, East Bergholt, Babergh District CO7 6UL, England
+44 1206 298260
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Reviewed yesterday

A PLACE THE WHOLE FAMILY LOVE EVERY TIME, particularly the grandchildren, there is somuch for them to do come rain or shine.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived early and it was easy to park. We walked directly to the mill but should have picked up a leaflet first as it shows the walks. The site of the haywain is beautiful and tranquil. After the pond, we walked back to the...More

Thank kjjess0p
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an atmospheric place, it was li,e stepping back in time. I would not have been surprised to see people in period clothing walk by. I kept whispering to myself "no wonder you loved th I place John Constable". Such a peaceful atmosphere, its incredible...More

Thank Elindal V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my wifes birthday and we stayed away for the night . On the return journey we had decided to visit Flatford Mill in Dedham, I suppose out of curiosity as it was known as John Constable country made famous in The Haywain painting...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fourteen Red Hat ladies arrived for a visit. We were met by a very helpful lady, who gave out maps and information. The weather was great so a quick cup of coffee and we were off exploring. Our maps showed us the best places to...More

Thank Kessi76
Reviewed 1 week ago

John Constable painted a few pictures from this one spot, not just The Hay Wain. I really recommend a visit to explore, see the site of The Hay Wain and maybe enjoy a coffee and cake in the cafe by the river

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hire a rowing boat and explore the stour. Go prepared with a picnic and enjoy the beautiful water meadows along the banks of the stour. Expect to be called Ethel 😂 get everyone involved and this is a fun and peaceful afternoon. Teenage Dirtbags took...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful English countryside on a sunny, early Autumn, morning what could be better to uplift ones spirits? No wonder John Constable found such inspiration here, at Flatford Mill, for his paintings. Owned by The National Trust it is one of the few places where...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not often that somewhere lives up to expectations but this is certainly one of them! Obviously the connection with John Constable goes without saying. You can sit at the Mill and look across the water to Willy Lotts house and you can see the...More

Thank Christine335
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a beautiful sunny English summer day. Free parking for National Trust members, short walk downhill to the mill, river, cafe , gift shop and toilets. Wheelchair also available if needed and disabled parking right by the toilet block and attraction. Cafe with simple...More

Thank cc00per60
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Spoilers P
6 July 2017|
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Response from Richard O | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we don't have dogs any more but I do remember lots of people walking dogs. There is an outside eating area but I don't think they were waiting on tables. You had to queue up, for dog years
Mike F
10 March 2016|
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Response from Benphil | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know as we went over the weekend and didn't use a guide
20 August 2015|
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Response from djk19g | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Dedham. It is a lovely walk along the river to Flatford. You just need to walk out of the town a little. Stroll along the path beside the river and you will get to the mill. Good luck and have a wonderful day!