Flatford Bridge and Stour © Env Angency, James Fletcher

Enjoying the area

The characteristic lowland English landscape made famous worldwide by artists such as Constable and Gainsborough is still recognisable today. The charm of the villages, fascinating local attractions and beauty of the surrounding countryside mean there’s no shortage of places to go and things to see.

Whether you're a visitor to the area for your holiday, or a local looking for a special place for a day trip, the Stour Valley offers a wealth of different opportunities. 

To find out more, why not download the AONB Visitor Guide.

The Dedham Vale Hopper Bus will not be running in the 2016 season.

Useful Links

Visit Essex 

Visit Colchester

Enjoy Braintree

Visit Suffolk

South & Heart of Suffolk

Visit Bury St Edmunds

Discover Suffolk

Greentraveller green guide to the Dedham Vale AONB

Bures, Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet

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