The Stour Valley is a picturesque landscape, including the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering an array of activities and places of interest. From hiking and cycling, museums and art to locally produced food and crafts, the valley has something for everyone. With a wealth of history and heritage that can be explored through the valley’s many historic churches and areological sites, as well as beautiful nature reserves for wildlife spotting, the valley provides a calm and tranquil landscape for exploring. There is a strong connection to art heritage throughout the valley, with the landscape having been an inspiration to artists both past and present. The following podcasts and films take a look at these different themes, features and places of interest within the Stour Valley, with the aim to inspire visitors to come and explore the area.