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Workshop/Course, Fri 18 - Sun 20 Oct 2019, £170-£270

FSC Flatford Mill

FSC Flatford Mill

The centre of Constable Country

Address

East Bergholt,
Suffolk,
CO7 6UL

Details

In October there are often large numbers of winter visitors moving from northern latitudes through East Anglia. Wildfowl and waders have mostly completed their moult and are easier to recognise and there is always a chance of exotic species from Siberia to quicken the pulse! Field excursions during the day to some of the best birdwatching sites in Suffolk and Essex will help improve your identification of migrant and resident birds and these will be complemented by slideshows and other activities in the evenings. The course is equally suitable for those new to birdwatching and those with more experience.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

We have 78 beds over 25 bedrooms. Our dining room can cater for up to 60 people at a time. We have 5 classrooms, all with interactive whiteboards. Guests can also use our library and recreation room. We also have extensive grounds including river frontage, our own island, woods, reedbeds, open fields and meadows.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 18 - Sun 20 Oct 2019

Prices

Resident (Sole Occupancy): £270
Resident (Shared Room): £220
Non-resident: £170

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 19 - Sun 21 Jul Identifying Moths and Butterflies
Mon 22 - Wed 24 Jul Garden Stained Glass
Mon 22 - Fri 26 Jul Photography for Beginners and Improvers
Fri 26 Jul - Fri 2 Aug Botanical Illustration for Experienced Painters
Mon 29 - Wed 31 Jul Painting Constable Views
Wed 31 Jul - Fri 2 Aug Vegetative Keys for Identifying Plants

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TM 076332  Lat: 51.95878 Long: 1.02154

By car: From the A12 take the turning for East Bergholt / Flatford. Drive through East Bergholt, following the signs to Flatford. when on the one-way lane, follow signs to the Field Study Centre, driving past the National Trust Bridge Cottage, along the lane to the large brick building next to the river where our Reception is located. Parking is available for our customers in the car park at the end of the lane.

By public transport: Our nearest train station in Manningtree, about 60 minutes train ride from London Liverpool Street. Taxis are available at the station (about 10 minute taxi ride)

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

We have 78 beds over 25 bedrooms. Our dining room can cater for up to 60 people at a time. We have 5 classrooms, all with interactive whiteboards. Guests can also use our library and recreation room. We also have extensive grounds including river frontage, our own island, woods, reedbeds, open fields and meadows.