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Subject: East Bergholt, List of places in Suffolk, Stoke-by-Nayland, Bridge Cottage, Ulmus × hollandica, Willy Lott's Cottage, Flatford Mill, Grade I listed buildings in Babergh
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Coordinates: 51°57′34″N 1°01′07″E / 51.95945°N 1.01866°E / 51.95945; 1.01866

OS grid reference TM075333
District Babergh
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CO7
Dialling code 01206
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament South Suffolk
List of places

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.

Access by Road

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

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.

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