10 things to discover in Brentwood
PUBLISHED: 12:57 10 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:02 18 October 2017
Whether it is fine jewellery and dazzling dresses or culinary delights and the best local produce, Brentwood offers so much more than just being the backdrop to a reality TV show
A place for education
Headmaster Ian Davies MA (Oxon)
Steeped in almost 500 years of history, Brentwood School is one of the UK’s leading independent, co-educational day and boarding schools for pupils aged three to 18.
A place for something that sparkles
This family-run business specialises in offering West End quality and service to people in the Brentwood area. All of the jewellery on offer is handmade with pieces priced from £20 to £40,000 to cater for everyone.
A place to stay
Why not try an afternoon tea, served daily in the conservatory and restaurant. Enjoy a delicious selection of freshly-prepared sandwiches, along with scones, clotted cream, preserve and a variety of cakes and pastries.
A place for fresh local produce
French’s Farm Shop is located on a family-run, organic farm just outside Brentwood, in South Weald. All of the meats on sale are carefully selected from trusted Essex producers and the farm’s own beef is reared on site.
A place to find inspiration
Tides Home & Garden is a family run business with a passion for interiors and can supply everything you need for your home, including furniture, lighting, curtains, home accessories and a full interior design service.
A place to find a special kitchen gadget
Janet Ardley and Maria Redman
Steamer Trading Cook Shop has an amazing range of high-quality cooking appliances, baking utensils, coffee makers, mixers and more.
A place for lunch
Thitaha, Maureen and Nantanach
The renowned Giggling Squid Thai tapas lunch menu offers an array of small plates such as duck in baby leaf canapés, seared scallops with spicy lime dressing, Thai pork dumplings and Papaya salad.
A place for the perfect look
Aleksandra J. Bolton
AJ Boutique is an exclusive store in Brentwood that sells unique and original women’s wear and accessories, handpicked from selected fashion houses and designers.
A place to find the latest fashions
Lucy’s Boutique is now an established brand in the fashion industry selling many top brands. Owner Lucy Mecklenburgh is soon to launch her own range, which she has spent many years developing.
A place to meet friends and family
Serving good quality food, beer, wine and cocktails, this pub is perfect for relaxing with friends, family or that special night out. Why not try the Bottomless Prosecco lunches or traditional Sunday roast?