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Walk #1  The Classic Walk

Main Features of the Dedham Classic Walk.

  • A riverside walk with views across the water meadows
  • Avoids the tedious drive from Dedham to Flatford
  • A chance to see the Fen Bridge, Bridge Cottage (with a small, free Constable exhibition) the dry dock, Flatford Mill and Willy Lott's cottage.

Outline Route.

The route starts in the centre of Dedham Village and follows the footpath that runs eastwards along the south bank of the River Stour to Flatford Mill. At Flatford a choice exists either to retrace steps to Dedham Village, or to continue to Judas Gap, and return to Dedham along the original course of the Stour.

Approximate Distance - Up to 3 3/4 miles

Approx. Completion Time - About 2 hours

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Classic Walk Map.

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