The Munnings Art Museum

Castle Hill, Dedham, COLCHESTER, Essex, CO7 6AZ

The Munnings Art Museum, in the former home and studio of Sir Alfred Munnings (PPRA, 1878-1959), displays a comprehensive collection of his work. Widely known for paintings of horses and of horse-racing, Munnings also produced idyllic rural scenes where people worked the land.

River Ramble: September

  • Saturday, 9 September 2017

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River Ramble
  • 09 September 2017 | 01:00 pm

Additional Information

The Munnings Art Museum presents chronological displays which chart the career of Sir Alfred Munnings: from his childhood at Mendham Mill in Suffolk, through his training at Norwich School of Art and as a commercial illustrator’s apprentice, to the equestrian painting for which he is best known.

Two further galleries are used to host special exhibitions which examine, in depth, aspects of his work.

The museum (Castle House) retains the original furniture and personal items belonging to Munnings and his wife Violet.

1 April - 29 October 2017

Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays

2pm to 5pm

Garden Cafe from 10am

The walk starts at Bridge Cottage, the National Trust at Flatford

‚Äč‚ÄčFlatford is south of East Bergholt well signposted from the B1070. The car park is 200 yards from Bridge Cottage. £4 per car or free to National Trust members.

SatNav: Postcode CO7 6UL
‚ÄčFor other ways of travelling to Flatford please see: to get here

This six-mile round trip will begin at Flatford arriving at the museum in Dedham for 2.30pm. Here, you will have 1.5 hours (or longer with the agreement of the party) to look around the exhibition and have tea in the Garden Cafe. The return walk will get back to Flatford for around 5pm.

Please wear suitable shoes and clothing for field walking. There is some road-walking with a distance of 3/4 mile up to the museum from the centre of Dedham. This is a gentle incline.