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in the county of Suffolk

Nayland, Suffolk
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About Nayland

The heady beauty of Suffolk has been the inspiration of artist's for centuries and the village of Nayland, in the hear of Constable country is no exception. It has a share of picturesque 15th and 16th-century properties, with its crowning glory being Alston Court in Church Street. This splendid house was built in 1450 and added to in 1524. It incorporates part of an Edward IV house and is notable for a spectacular nine light window from the 16th-century, a hooded doorway of 1700 and impressive carving in the great hall and dining room.

The village church features in John Constable's paintings, the world renowned artist was born near here and many of his local scenes remain easily identifiable as this is a landscape that has fortunately remained little altered by the passage of time.

Nearby Bures on the River Stour has delightful timbered buildings and a beautiful thatched chapel. At Stoke-by-Nayland, there is a 16th-century guildhall and maltings, and the 120ft church spire appears in one of Constable's paintings. The pretty River Stour and Sudbury are also worthy of a visit.

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Dedham (34 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

(5.0 miles, 8.0 km, direction E of Nayland)

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Colchester (157 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Essex

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction S of Nayland)

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Flatford (42 Pictures)

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(5.9 miles, 9.6 km, direction E of Nayland)

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Greenstead (1 Pictures)

in the county of Essex

(6.2 miles, 10.1 km, direction SE of Nayland)

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Dedham Art and Craft Centre

Dedham Art and Craft Centre (1 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.3 km, direction E)

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Colchester Castle, Essex

Colchester Castle (21 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction S)

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East Anglian Railway Museum (3 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction SW)

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(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction S)

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Flatford Mill, Flatford, Essex

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(6.4 miles, 10.2 km, direction E)

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(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction NW)

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Lock Cottage in Nayland, Suffolk, England

Lock Cottage

Nayland, Suffolk, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Lock Cottage is a holiday home featuring a garden with a barbecue, set in Nayland. It provides free private parking. There is a dining area and a kitchen. Towels and bed linen are available in this s...
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Poplars Farmhouse B&B in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England3 stars

Poplars Farmhouse B&B

Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction N)
Situated in the heart of Constable Country, Poplars Farmhouse B&B is set amongst fields and trees, and is less than a 12-minute walk from Stoke-by-Nayland....
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Farthings in Boxted, Essex, England

Farthings

Boxted, Essex, England (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction E)
Featuring a garden with a seasonal outdoor pool, Farthings is a holiday home set in Boxted in the Essex Region. It provides free private parking. A dishwasher, an oven and a toaster can be found in t...
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Polstead Lodge in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England4 stars

Polstead Lodge

Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England (2.3 miles, 3.6 km, direction NE)
Set amidst beautiful Suffolk countryside, Polstead Lodge offers light rooms with garden and horse paddock views, free parking, and is 25 minutes’ drive from Colchester. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi a...
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The Presbytery in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England

The Presbytery

Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England (3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction NE)
Featuring a barbecue, The Presbytery is a detached holiday home situated in Stoke by Nayland in the Suffolk Region. The property boasts views of the garden and is 16 km from Ipswich. Free WiFi is prov...
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The Mount in Polstead, Suffolk, England

The Mount

Polstead, Suffolk, England (3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction N)
The Mount is a holiday home situated in Polstead in the Suffolk Region and is 19 km from Ipswich. The property is 14 km from Colchester and free private parking is featured. There is a dining area an...
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Court Barn At Shelley Priory Farm in Polstead, Suffolk, England

Court Barn At Shelley Priory Farm

Polstead, Suffolk, England (3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction NE)
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Bures Station(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction W)
Colchester Station(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction S)
London Stansted Airport(27.7 miles, 44.6 km, direction W)
M11 Junction 8(29.6 miles, 47.7 km, direction W)
M11 Junction 9(30.2 miles, 48.5 km, direction W)
Cambridge Airport(33.9 miles, 54.6 km, direction NW)
Nayland to London(53.6 miles, 86.2 km, direction SW)