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Dunmow Carnival and Harwood House Stansted B&B

At Harwood House Stansted B&B we are privileged to serve travellers from all over the world and share with them our award-winning service. Many are simply passing through, but we also often entertain guests who are visiting our wonderful town of Great Dunmow to experience the fabulous restaurants and fantastic attractions in the area, such as Talliston House and Gardens. Great Dunmow is our home, and we are proud to be a part of this wonderful community. We were especially excited for the Dunmow Carnival on Saturday 20 September. This year, co-owner Helen participated with her Rainbows, and had a fabulous time dressing up as Alice in Wonderland characters. This has become the tradition, and Helen and her Rainbows have had fun for multiple years now.

Helen and  her rainbows  at the Dunmow Carnival 2014.

Helen and her Rainbows at the Dunmow Carnival 2014.

Helen and her Rainbows in 2013.

Helen and her Rainbows in 2013.

About the Dunmow Carnival

The Dunmow Carnival has been a cherished event taking place every third Saturday of September since 1951. Every year the event attracts more visitors with a festive parade of floats, acrobats, dancers and musicians, a showcase of talent from the surrounding area including the Rhythm and Balls Juggling Club, and live bands and singers. There is delicious food and drink including burgers, hot dogs, a beer tent, and sweets from vendors in the stalls. The stalls also supply carnival goers with a variety of crafts, plants, jewellery, tombolas, toys and knick-knacks. The Funfair provides kids and kids-at-heart a variety of fairground rides and is open throughout the carnival. The Dunmow Carnival is a wonderful event open to everyone, and it represents the values that the people of both Great Dunmow and Harwood House hold dear – community and tradition.

Whether you’re looking for a B&B in Great Dunmow for the Dunmow Carnival or just as a stop before a trip through Stansted Airport, Harwood House Stansted B&B is perfectly located. Just minutes from the airport, our safe and secure parking and bespoke taxi service make travelling through Stansted easy. Ian, co-owner and licensed taxi driver is able to drop you off or pick you up, from the airport or a night on the town. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to offer our guests award-winning service in Great Dunmow and share in the traditions of our community. Feel free to give us a ring, or you can book your stay with us online at any time.