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Flatford Mill

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Address: Flatford | Flatford, East Bergholt, Babergh District CO7 6UL, England
Phone Number: 01206298260
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10:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Beautiful, even on a wet, cold day in November!

An interesting place to visit. We would like to return in better weather and take more advantage of the walking routes. Very scenic and unspoiled-a real gem. A very pleasant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting place to visit. We would like to return in better weather and take more advantage of the walking routes. Very scenic and unspoiled-a real gem. A very pleasant tearoom.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The National Trust has done a great job to develop a very attractive visitor site, with wonderful buildings, interesting [modest] walks and on-site courses. The shop and cafe complement the whole experience and there's a helpful introduction to the artistry of John Constable. Left after a 3-hour visit knowing that there was plenty more to see and that my wife... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting where John Constable created so many of his works, now preserved by the National Trust. Short walk from the carpark and an on-site cafe to satisfy your hunger/thirst. The buildings are privately owned and occupied, but you are able to walk around the site and the surrounding countryside or hire a boat to row on the River Stour.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John Constable and his painting of The Haywain and the Mill, that's what comes to mind. Attached to the Mill, Watermill originally built in 1733, is a 17th Century miller's cottage. We visit this attraction throughout the year during each season as the photos will show.

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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peace and tranquility. Very good scones. Immaculately clean.A variety of walks on the level in the vicinity.

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting to be out and about at a dull time of year, we visited this iconic site for the first time ever - what a delight. There are no charges for National Trust members (just £4 parking for non--members) and you get access to a jewel of a location. Descending the path towards the hamlet you pass the exhibition of... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was interesting to see the actual spots where John Constable had painted some of his well-known pictures, but apart from that and a small exhibition there wasn't a lot to see. The walk across the river was fine, but overall we were a bit disappointed with the place generally. The incredible peace and quiet were the best parts!

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Keswick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This location is well worth a visit giving one a physical experience of those enigmatic works of art. And the exhibition of larger than life reproductions acts as a reminder if one was needed.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A really nice visit and free if you are NT member. Worth taking the guided tour as it really helps understand about Constable's life and his paintings.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to flatford. Free for my members plus free parking. £1.50 each for a Halloween trail which amused our 10 and 6 year old. The trail took us about 30 mins though some lovely autumnal countryside. Both girls received treats at the end of the trail. My husband and I had a cream tea each and the... More 

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