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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Arranging Transport

Travelling to Flatford Mill

You need to arrange your own transport to the centre, we can suggest using First Travel.

  • First Travel is working in partnership with the Field Studies Council to help reduce the cost of travelling to any FSC Centre, using their coach and rail network.
    First Travel Solutions is part of the First Group of companies, the UK’s largest surface passenger transport company carrying 2.7 million passengers each day.
    For a quotation ring : 0844 854 2560 or email  www.firsttravelsolutions.com
    When calling for a quotation please identify your enquiry as an FSC referral in order to receive preferential rates.

Alternatively please contact the centre if you would like contact details of local coach operators.

  • Arriving by train, we can provide a free pick up from Manningtree station.

 Travelling to field sites

  • Transport can be provided by Flatford Mill cost vary depending on sites.
    Please contact our office staff for site prices.

This will either be in a centre minibus or local coach provider depending on the size of your group.
This needs to be pre arranged with the centre before you arrive.

No charge for sites within the centre grounds/ within walking distances.

Alternatively if you have your own school minibus you can use that to travel to field sites.
Please inform the centre if you will or will not have space to the course tutor to travel with you.