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RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden

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A family-friendly wildlife garden designed to pass on ideas that visitors can incorporate into their own gardens. Located in the village of Flatford, where John Constable used to paint, you’ll find a trail featuring carved wooden garden creatures and a living willow tunnel. There’s so much to do.

Opening Times

Free entrance to RSPB members Yes
Adults Free
Children Free
Car park cost
The car parks available for the wildlife garden are not operated by the RSPB.

If you are parking at Flatford, parking charges can be found on the National Trust website, or if you are parking at Dedham and walking to the garden parking charges can be found on the Colchester borough council website.

Opening Times

We’re delighted to have reopened our Wildlife Garden to visitors from the 12 April

Garden and outdoor welcome point opening times:

Spring/summer: open daily 12 April – 1 November, 10.30am-4:30pm.
Autumn/winter: closed 2 November – 31 March, except for the dates detailed on the events page.

RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden
Flatford Rd
East Bergholt