Exploring Flatford Mill & Constable Country in Suffolk UK

Even on a typical gloomy English bank holiday, Flatford Mill in Suffolk still has a charm about it.  This little corner of England is know as ‘Constable Country’ after the famous painter, John Constable found inspiration in the area for some of his artwork, after his parents bought Flatford Mill back in the 1700s.  But there are records of a mill being at Flatford written in the Domesday book which dates back nearly 1000 years ago!  (William The Conquerer ‘surveyed’ the whole of England and Wales in 1087 to determine land taxes across the country and the findings were recorded in the Domesday Book).

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