Flatford

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Flatford
Flatford is located in Suffolk
Flatford
Flatford
Flatford shown within Suffolk
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Post townCOLCHESTER
Postcode districtCO7
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51°57′34″N 1°01′07″E / 51.95945°N 1.01866°E / 51.95945; 1.01866Coordinates: 51°57′34″N 1°01′07″E / 51.95945°N 1.01866°E / 51.95945; 1.01866

Flatford is a small hamlet close to East Bergholt in Suffolk. It is most famous for Flatford Mill, Willy Lott's Cottage and Bridge Cottage, immortalised in the paintings of John Constable.

The Haywain - showing Willy Lott's Cottage - possibly John Constable's most famous image.

Access by Road[edit]

Flatford is accessible by Road from East Bergholt, with a limited access route looping down to the main Flatford Car park. The route is a two way road at the top section, allowing access to the properties there. From the car park onwards though the route is one way, back into East Bergholt, emerging near the village War memorial and the church.

Access by Foot and public transport[edit]

As well as being able to walk from East Bergholt along the road route, Flatford can also be accessed on foot from Manningtree and Dedham, Essex. The hamlet is approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Manningtree railway station, to which it is linked by an off-road footpath.

External links[edit]

Media related to Flatford at Wikimedia Commons