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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lodging
“For a Suffolk delight head over to Milsoms, this is a popular rurally located restaurant in Dedham vale, for fine dining and a beautiful setting head here.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Transportation
“Flatford Mill is world famous as the iconic scene that was immortalised by British landscape painter John Constable in his painting 'The Hay Wain'. This most picturesque setting is only 20 minutes away by car and certainly a great day out for all the family.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“Lovely day trip. you can walk from Flatford to Dedham, and have lunch in Dedham at the boat house or tea rooms in the village. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fancy a row along the river Stour taking in the beautiful scenic countryside that it has to offer and grade listed buildings along the way. Head into the town for a traditional English cream tea afterwards. Very pretty day out.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dog friendly pub, which can be combined with a walk along to Flatford and an explore around the village ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Visit the home of Sir Alfred Munnings and view his artwork. Enjoy coffee, lunch or afternoon tea at their beautiful Garden Cafe. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“Nice place for the kids to run around and you can hire a rowing boat. You can also picnic at Dedham where the kids can play in the river. The Boat House at Dedham does good ice cream. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“A traditional country pub tucked away in glorious Constable Country this 16th century building was once a clearing house for local wool merchants. The Marlborough Pub/Restaurant offers delicious food, wines and real ales. They have a variety of seating, with open fires, beautifully carved beams and cosy seating for the colder months. Outside there is seating for 200 on with a large patio and beer garden perfect for a sunny day in spring or summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“Browse stalls by local artisans ~ good for antiques, jewelry and vintage fashion. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“If you're going to have afternoon tea, then you may as well enjoy it in a 16th Century Tea Room. This place serves delicious freshly baked scones with Tiptree jams. They also do a fabulous cooked breakfast. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Premise
“You can walk along the river to the village of Flatford, where Constable painted his most famous painting of The Hay Wain. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“By far the best coffee in the area - right across the street ~ open Tuesday to Sunday 9am-4pm serving fresh, organic breakfast and lunch with gluten-free and vegan options too. They also serve wine, beer, and local cider. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Fancy a row along the river Stour taking in the beautiful scenic countryside that it has to offer and grade listed buildings along the way. Head into the town for a traditional English cream tea afterwards. Very pretty day out.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dog friendly pub, which can be combined with a walk along to Flatford and an explore around the village ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A traditional country pub tucked away in glorious Constable Country this 16th century building was once a clearing house for local wool merchants. The Marlborough Pub/Restaurant offers delicious food, wines and real ales. They have a variety of seating, with open fires, beautifully carved beams and cosy seating for the colder months. Outside there is seating for 200 on with a large patio and beer garden perfect for a sunny day in spring or summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“By far the best coffee in the area - right across the street ~ open Tuesday to Sunday 9am-4pm serving fresh, organic breakfast and lunch with gluten-free and vegan options too. They also serve wine, beer, and local cider. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Rowing on the river to Flatford Mill in wooden boats, eating great food, walking, sightseeing, picturesque, Constable country.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Another local restaurant not far away, with a good varied menu, roasts on Sundays with parking. Too far to walk there but only a 5 minute drive away.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Best coffee in Dedham - delicious freshly baked sourdough bread and cakes in an idyllic setting. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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