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  • Information | Mendham Mill
    History Visitor Comments Things To Do Access Statement Terms Conditions For Dog Owners Links Book Now The Lodge Availability Miller s House Availability Mill Race Availability The Nest Availability Contact Us Find Us 日本語 Information History Visitor Comments Things To

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  • History | Mendham Mill
    as a sporting artist his paintings particularly those including horses have always been highly regarded and valued the current auction record of 7 8 million was set in 2007 However Munnings was inspired by the landscapes which surrounded him as he grew up here at Mendham Mill and some of his most famous paintings including The Path to the Orchard and Stranded were not only painted while he was still living here but were also painted in the grounds of the Mill His landscapes and even country fair and similar scenes show innovative use of colour and technique which defy categorization some paintings are impressionistic in style but it would be wrong to label Munnings as being an impressionist In 1919 Munnings purchased Castle House in Dedham in the Stour valley on Suffolk s border with Essex not far from Flatford Mill with its views made famous by John Constable After his death Sir Alfred s widow transferred ownership of Castle House its 40 acres of grounds and astonishing collection of Sir Alfred s paintings to The Castle House Trust which is now home to the Munnings Museum It is a 50 minute drive from Mendham Mill and well worth visiting Links between Mendham Mill and the Munnings Museum are once again close as well as being owner of Mendham Mill James Johnston is also Chairman of the Castle House Trust Munnings was elected President of the Royal Academy of Art in 1944 and was knighted in the same year He was an outspoken champion of realist or representational art believing for example that If you paint a tree for God s sake make it look like a tree There is little doubt that the beauty of his childhood home shaped his approach to art He loved Mendham Mill especially

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  • Visitor Comments | Mendham Mill
    truly special And to be able to enjoy such a fine piano each day was the icing on the cake A P August 2013 A thoroughly enjoyable week celebrating a 40th birthday The boats went down a storm not literally and were taken out almost every day Wildlife spied barn owls kingfishers swans bunny rabbits cygnets ducks and ducklings Thankyou to James and Nick for always being cheery and helpful and for the excellent canoe instruction A perfect week was had by all three generations L L and family August 2013 Many thanks for a wonderful stay The place is heaven MO N VO s July 2013 What can we say that hasn t already been said We ve had another great week here this little idyllic island As always our hosts Nick and James have been terrific Local knowledge snippets of information and tireless is amusing our collie dog Penny throwing the ball into the water for her We ll be back again D IW July 2013 Hats off to Nick and James at Mendham Mill You have created something very special here and it is a delight to spend a few days in The Lodge Well provisioned very comfortable friendly hosts and all in a magical location what s not to like Mendham Mill will go onto our places to revisit list and we re a bit picky so it s not a long list RD April 2013 We have had a fantastic time here This is easily the best equipped and most comfy places we have stayed in The surroundings are gorgeous and local walks enjoyable despite very cold weather Lots of places to visit exercise relaxation and culture and what a lovely piano in the Nest J JM April 2013 Well it s all been said many times over and it s all true Location and accommodation splendid but best of all has been the welcome and friendliness of our hosts Nick and James V PS September 2012 What a fantastic place to spend a week s holiday relaxing peaceful great for our two Boxer dogs Nick and James are great hosts very thoughtful with all the little extras nothing was too much trouble for them Don t really want to go home but we will be back G M V September 2012 What a wonder find Everything we could ever need in the kitchen the fruit chocolates and coffee etc were a wonderful bonus A wonderful retreat that dissoves the stress of daily life old world charms with modern conveniences all in a picture perfect setting LG July 2012 Another fabulous week in this idyllic setting A kingfisher spotted on a couple of occasions and then lo and behold an otter D IW July 2012 An excellent holiday in a most comfortable tranquil location Beautifully equipped accommodation that satisfies every need We were so well received by Nick and James who provided some excellent touches to create a home from home D D June 2012

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  • Things To Do | Mendham Mill
    favourite butcher D A Browne Son has a board behind the counter naming the local farms from which different meat has come Cook and Co is a great deli with a wide range of local and not so local cheese try the Black Bomber Adnams the Southwold based brewer also has a shop in Harleston with a wide selection of wines to suit every taste and pocket With a greengrocer too Jacksons you really won t need to shop anywhere outside the town Restaurants The village pub here in Mendham The Sir Alfred Munnings reopened in July 2011 after a major refurbishment and now has an excellent restaurant open 7 days a week Not only good it s within walking distance too For those who wish to explore a little further the renowned Fox Goose is just 4 miles away in Fressingfield St Peter s Brewery is an attraction in its own right the brewery is open to visitors and it also has a restaurant Just a couple of miles from Mendham Mill The Dove Restaurant has excellent French country cooking Good local pubs include The Bell in Wortwell The Black Swan in Homersfield The Cratfield Poacher and The Low House aka The King s Head in Laxfield famous for not having a bar It has a traditional tap room instead There are plenty of others too and we will willingingly advise you where you might enjoy eating Places to Visit There are a large number of places to visit from Mendham Mill These are just some of the places visitors have enjoyed Southwold and the East coast seaside towns of Warbleswick and Dunwich just 35 minutes drive away Southwold with its pier and beach huts is a quintessentially English seaside town RSPB reserve at Minsmere Famous for birds and

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  • Access Statement | Mendham Mill
    garden The Miller s House Up to 2 cars may be parked on the gravel car parking area to the side of The Miller s House Additional parking is available for visitors cars elsewhere in the grounds of the Mill Two steps lead down from the gravel drive to a small standing area by the main entrance door and there is one small step up over the threshold There are no further steps for access to the ground floor bedrooms although there are two steps up to the shower in the en suite bathroom on the ground floor Only a small threshold separates the ground floor of the house from the external courtyard accessed through the back door of The Miller s House although there is a small step from the courtyard to the Laundry room in the courtyard There are several steps leading up to and down from the gate which secures the courtyard from the rest of The Miller s House gardens Inside the house the staircase turns back on itself between the ground floor and the first floor There are also turns between the first floor and the second floor There is a handrail on one side of the stairs only The Nest Cars may be parked by the front entrance to The Nest temporarily for loading and unloading but longer term parking is in a parking area some 30 metres from the front door There are no steps between the drive the entrance hall and the front door of The Nest The living room dining area bedroom and bathroom are also on one level However there is a step from the living room to the kitchen and two steps from the kitchen through the back door down to the outside terrace There is a large step

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  • Terms & Conditions | Mendham Mill
    and excellent footpaths Mendham Mill provides a great base for visitors with dogs If you intend to bring a dog with you this should be indicated on the booking form at the time of booking We welcome well behaved dogs we regret we do not allow puppies However with cattle in the water meadows our own animals other wildlife and other guests we do need guests to take particular care of their dogs Dogs must be kept under control and on leads when outside in the grounds of the Mill This includes Mill Race Cottage garden which is unfenced and The Miller s House riverside gardens The Miller s House courtyard like The Lodge garden is enclosed so you dog and run freely We have also dedicated a 2 acre field in the grounds where dogs can run freely Please ensure you clear up after your dog and do not let it swim in the river We ve had a number of instances of wet and muddy dogs racing back into cottages and shaking themselves dry An outside tap and hose is provided if you want to wash your dog down after a muddy walk We can also provide dog towels To avoid accidents or nuisance to other guests dogs must not be left unattended in your cottage Most local pubs are dog friendly although the pub here in Mendham only allows dogs outside No other animals can be brought onto the property without prior permission Smoking Smoking is not permitted in any of the cottages and the hirer will be liable for the cost of cleaning all carpets furniture and curtains if smoking has occurred Fishing Fishing is available during the open season in the river and the mill stream from the grounds of the mill Anglers must hold a valid licence Closed season is 15th March 15th June Rods must never be left unattended Fishermen will be liable for any injuries to waterfowl One of our swans had to be taken to the vet in 2010 after swallowing a hook from an unattended line Additional Visitors The total number of people who may stay is as stated for each cottage You cannot accommodate additional visitors on camp beds etc However you are welcome to have up to four additional people visiting you while you are here during the day in your cottage or in your private garden The communal gardens and chairs along with the canoes boat and fishing are for resident visitors only We regret that additional visiting dogs are not permitted Group Bookings We only rarely accept group bookings for all the cottages This is because none of the cottages has a sitting room or dining room capable of seating all 18 people comfortably If you think this does not present a problem for your group please feel free to discuss it with us If your group has more than 12 people ie requires more than two of the cottages we will usually ask you to

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  • For Dog Owners | Mendham Mill
    The Nest Availability Contact Us Find Us 日本語 For Dog Owners We welcome well behaved dogs not puppies With beautiful countryside and excellent footpaths Mendham Mill provides a great base for visitors with dogs However with cattle in the water meadows our own animals other wildlife and other guests we do need guests to take particular care of their dogs Each cottage has the local Ordnance Survey map which clearly shows all the footpaths so it is easy to identify good walks Visitors intending to bring dogs should indicate this on the booking form Dogs must be kept under control and on leads when outside in the grounds of the Mill This includes Mill Race Cottage garden which is unfenced and The Miller s House riverside gardens The Miller s House courtyard like The Lodge garden is enclosed so your dog and run freely We have also dedicated a 2 acre field in the grounds where dogs can run freely To avoid mud damage we ask for dogs to be kept out of the river but there is an outside tap and dog towels to clean up after a muddy walk To avoid accidents or nuisance to other guests dogs

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  • Links | Mendham Mill
    NOT your average Zoo Great fun Banham Zoo Family day out BeWILDerwood Family day out Canoeing on the Waveney Guide to canoeing on the Waveney The Munnings Museum Fantastic collection of paintings by Sir Alfred Munnings at his former home in Dedham Country Cottages online Country cottage accommodation on the web Duffy Leban Restaurant at Chameleon House Excellent restaurant in Harleston just 2 miles from Mendham Mill Fox Goose Excellent

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