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Manningtree, Flatford Mill and Dedham
Introduction to Walk 3658

Photo from the walk - Manningtree, Flatford Mill and Dedham

County/Area - Essex & Suffolk

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Stour Valley walk from Manningtree with the river forming the Essex/Suffolk boundary. The route includes a variety of scenery from the marshes beside the river to picturesque Flatford Mill which was the subject of John Constable's best-loved paintings. The walk continues to Dedham before returning along the Stour Valley back to the start. The route uses sections of the Stour Valley Path and St. Edmund Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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