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Flatford Mill, East Bergholt

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Explore the hamlet that was the inspiration for some of John Constable’s most famous paintings at Flatford Mill. Feel as though you’ve been transported into one of Constable’s works as you wander through the grounds, stroll beside the River Stour, and admire some of the charming historic buildings. Make use of one of the numerous footpaths that lead you through the surrounding countryside, which has been classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To learn more about Constable, take a guided tour of the hamlet and view the exhibit about him in Bridge Cottage. Enjoy a cup of tea and a scone in the riverside tearoom. Pick up a souvenir from the gift shop and visit the onsite second-hand bookshop. Use our East Bergholt attractions planning website to arrange your visit to Flatford Mill and other attractions in East Bergholt.
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  • A National Trust location and as members we didn't have to pay the extortionate parking fee. There is very little here, a small exhibition giving information about constable and some beautiful...  more »
  • Cafe has really gone down hill. Miserable staff, scones dry. When you walk along the river its scruffy and unkept.  more »
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