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There is much to see and do in Constable Country and we list below a selection of the many things available to interest all preferences. Please tell advertisers you found their details on our website.

The Bike Doctor    Bicycle sales, hire, accessories, spares and repair in East Bergholt. We can even meet you with your hire bike at Manningtree station, 01206 298646

East Bergholt Place Garden    Gardens open to the public

East Bergholt Sports Centre    Excellent facility at the local high school

Walking in Suffolk    Many local walks detailed

Flatford Mill Field Centre    Ecological education courses

Into The Blue    Offer a large range of experience days at locations throughout the UK 

Cycling Breaks    Bicycle tours with accommodation

Beth Chatto Gardens    Acclaimed gardens created from wasteland

Tate Britain, interactive map of Flatford

Tate Britain Flatford Map     A wonderfully informative interactive map of Flatford, showing Constable's viewpoints as they are in the present day compared to his original paintings. (Kind permission of Tate Britain).

The Constable Walk    Manningtree Station - Flatford - Dedham

Alton Water    Inland water rich in wildlife with visitor centre, cafe and cycle hire

London Concertante

Stour Valley Arts and Music   A music society which offers regular concerts in East Bergholt and attracts an audience from many parts of the region and also visitors to Constable Country.

Alton Cycle Hire    Ride a bicycle around picturesque Alton Water, 01473 328873

St. Mary's Church East Bergholt  Just up the road from Constable's birthplace and studio

Stour Valley   Informative travel guide

Walk in Constable's Footsteps...

Walk in Constable's Footsteps..     A beautiful walk along the River Stour from Manningtree Station to Flatford, with extensions to East Bergholt or Dedham.

You can either download the pdf of the guide (click on the image on the left) or you can contact the Dedham Vale AONB & Stour Valley Project.

2 Wheel Treks    Cycle tours of Suffolk and beyond

Dedham Art & Craft Centre    01206 322666

Tattingstone Wonder    A folly that appears to be a church

Constable's Life    Langham village's Constable information

Visit Colchester    Britain's oldest recorded town. Colchester is an historical and modern town offering plenty of things to do and many places to visit

Dedham Hall    Art courses

Constable Country - Keep it Special Constable Country - Keep it Special     A guide which allows you to tread in the artist's footsteps by taking a relaxing walk. There are waymarked footpaths without stiles along the River Stour between Flatford, Dedham and East Bergholt, which form part of the long distance Stour Valley Path. You can even follow Constable's walk to school across the fields and feel his spirit in the rustle of the leaves and the tranquillity of the river.

You can either download the pdf of the guide (click on the image on the left) or you can contact VisitColchester Information Centre for a copy.

River Stour Trust    Protecting navigation rights on the River Stour

Mistley Towers    All that remains of a ruined church designed by Robert Adam

Gainsborough's House    Museum and art collection near Sudbury

Lavenham    Historic nearby town

Personal Tour    Hire an experienced guide for the day

Walking Breaks    Organised walks with accommodation

Dedham Vale    Pictures and information on Dedham Vale

Manningtree    Interesting nearest local town

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