10 things to discover in…Great Dunmow
PUBLISHED: 13:12 06 February 2017 | UPDATED: 13:13 06 February 2017
Few places in Essex can rival Great Dunmow for its countryside feel, historic architecture and fabulous range of independent businesses. Here Essex Life reveals just some of the things you might find there
A place to be pampered
Smith and Co Hair Salon
Members of the Smith & Co team
The team of stylists and support staff at Smith & Co Hairdressing look forward to welcoming you in 2017
A place for lunch
Zoe’s Coffee Shop
Claire Roads, Marb Hayward, Lucy Paulyn and Hannah Elliston
At Zoe’s we offer delicious savoury tarts, sausage rolls and our award winning Traditional Scotch Eggs and Cheese Scones as well as homemade hearty soups and sandwiches.
A place for a break
Scrumptious Tea Room
Aleshia Bacon, Jane Turton, Sandra Wilkes and Jackie Brown
Scrumptious is a vintage tea rooms at the heart of Great Dunmow,with homemade delights and great loose-leaf tea underpinning everything they do.
A place to stay
Saracens Head Hotel
Jade Cooper, Joe Baggs and Anastasia Palmer
Visit this fine hotel in one of Dunmow’s historical, Grade II listed buildings, situated on the High Street. It features a beautiful restaurant, bar or stay in our luxurious accommodation for bed & breakfast.
A place for a gift
The Shop Keepers Store
The concept behind The Shopkeeper Store is a simple one. We offer a hand-picked collection of globally sourced products with a focus on quality and craftsmanship. Many of the products are made to the same standard they were when the companies were first started, most in the same factories, all by skilled craftsman and all with a story to tell.
A place to get togged up
Jacks Outdoor Wear
Jacks is a family-run business. Established in 1952 by Jack Cox, the Dunmow business is now run by Jack’s grandson, Darren, with his wife Jude. Stocking a great range of products from many of the worlds biggest brands, Jacks can help you make the right choices whether you’re dog walking, mountain hiking, game shooting or ski-ing.
A place for that special outfit
Nikki Anthony and Julie Hammond
Wardrobe is about wearable fashion that takes you from day to evening by simply adding a few accessories. Brands have been carefully selected to represent real women looking for clothes that fit well and flatter your body shape irrespective of size.
A place to find something for your home
Kathleen Shannon and Ben Lloyd
Ben Lloyd and Carol Waters have turned a small local business into their own stylish department store. Established 13 years ago, they have tweaked and customised the shop and packed it full of luxury textiles, household linens, fabulous gifts and interesting items for every sort of home.
A place for a floral treat
The Rose Garden Florist
Terry Jack, Colin Harris, Stephanie Harris, Sarah Hopkins and Louise Happs
This friendly, family business prides itself on high levels of service and is a member of the Florist Guide. The team are experts in wedding floristry, funeral tributes corporate displays and flower arrangements for all occasions.
A place to keep your car on the road
Taylors Service Centre
Paul Jones and Chloe Burrells
Taylor’s Service Centres is an accredited Service Centre for Range Rover, Land Rover, Jaguar and Renault and offers more than 28 years of experience in all vehicle service, maintenance and repairs. For exceptional service and quality workmanship, Taylor’s is here to help!