Forget the busy roads and petrol fumes and become a part of nature as you explore this peaceful stretch of river which meanders through the water meadows towards Dedham. You will see parts of the countryside only visible by boat and possibly not much will have changed since local artist John Constable used the Stour Valley as inspiration for his paintings all those years ago.
Boat hire costs from just Ã'Ã£5 for half an hour but If you want to make a day of it, why not row up to Dedham, park the rowing boat at a dedicated landing stage and go for a meal in the village of Dedham or enjoy a picnic along the way, stop for an ice cream or cup of tea and then row back to Flatford.
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Most children love to help in the kitchen, whether it is preparing a whole meal or baking some tasty treats. We have lots of yummy recipes that the children can help with, and that the whole family can then enjoy eating. Click here to take a look at our recipe section for mealtime inspiration and cheeky goodies to try with the family this summer!!!
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It’s set to be a grand day out for the whole family!