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We walked along the river from Dedham to Flatford Mill, which is a really nice way of approaching... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johngibson2016
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London, United Kingdom
Step back in time...

Be transported back to the time when a family lived here, with the numerous household items and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Terry O
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Blandford
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked along the river from Dedham to Flatford Mill, which is a really nice way of approaching the Mill. Usual NT shop and informative boards as the setting is open air, (no charge). You get a really good feel for the way Constable lived...More

Thank johngibson2016
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Be transported back to the time when a family lived here, with the numerous household items and pieces of furniture still here. There is also a good amount of information available, as well as photographs. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Terry O
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Go into the cottage and see how people lived . We saw two people spinning wool and taking time to explain the process.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Beautiful Cottage, part of Flatford Mill, to the rear is a lovely café run by the National Trust who do delicious home made scones.

Thank DaveQ2324
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Interesting interpretation of the social history during the time John Constable was painting. Low ceilings.

Thank WildlifeXplorer
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Even if your not interested in the history of John Constable a visit to the house is full of general history. The size of the house is so small with so many people living there, just getting by. A real piece of English history which...More

Thank Colgate50
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Right beside Flatford Mill, this is a real step back in time. Beautifully kept by the National Trust, it’s a lovely addition to this glorious place. So much interesting information served up in a really nice way. It’s right next to the Cafe and gift...More

1  Thank thwaiteman
Reviewed 24 May 2018

While passing through Flatford we were amazed by its beauty and clean appearance. The food looked tasty but we didn't stop to eat. All and all it was a place we would like to visit for a koffy stop next time!

1  Thank macasuba
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Nice to look inside and read all the information and see how people lived in the past lovely old cottage

Thank HillyGilly62
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Bridge Cottage at Flatford is a lovely slice of preserved Suffolk Cottage vernacular, complete with thatched roof, tiled floors, Suffolk Render and the focus of Constable's interest in the 1820's. A fine vernacular composition together with the adjoining timber bridge, that the occupants of the...More

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