Independent Retailer Month: Great Dunmow

The people of Great Dunmow take great pride in their little corner of Essex and those at Harwood House are no exception. Great Dunmow hotels such as Harwood House offer convenience both for travellers through Stansted Airport as well as for those wishing to visit the beautiful Essex countryside. We take every chance to participate in local activities, support local businesses and do what we can to make events in the area fun and enjoyable for everyone. The market town of Great Dunmow has much to offer for a weekend getaway, particularly during July when the whole town celebrates Independent Retailer Month.

Great Dunmow Hotels Independent Retailer Month

Great Dunmow Hotels and Independent Retailer Month

Independent Retailer Month is a UK-wide campaign that aims to boost local economies and increase awareness around the benefits of shopping local. The event runs the month of July which is a perfectly situated during prime wedding and travel season. Though Harwood House is not a retailer, we encourage visitors to take a walk through the town and support all of our friends who have chosen to make Great Dunmow their centre of business. Here are several of the fantastic independent retailers you’ll find as you explore Great Dunmow.

  • Parrish Cheeses
  • Choccy Heaven
  • Happy Tails Pet Suppliers
  • Sweetlands Butchers
  • The Grocer in the Alley
  • Jack’s Outdoor Clothing Store
  • Lloyd Waters
  • Luckins Wine Store
  • F J Staines Shoe Shop
  • Bellus Boutique (women’s clothing)
  • Chloe’s (women’s clothing)
  • Style Street (men’s clothing)
  • Earth and The Curiosity Shop (home accessories)
  • Bakewell (baking supplies)
  • David Lipson Photography
  • Blowers Jewellers

If you happen to get hungry from all the walking and shopping there are also some fabulous local restaurants with something for everyone:

  • Fulton’s Chop House
  • Square One
  • Indochine
  • Samui Thai restaurants
  • Scrumptious Tearooms
  • Patisserie Coustance
  • Zoe’s Delicatessen
  • Paradise Cafe
  • Angel & Harp Saracens Head
  • Boars Head pub

Harwood House Great Dunmow Hotels

Planning a trip to the area and looking for Great Dunmow hotels? Harwood House will be here to take care of you after a day of shopping with recently renovated rooms and of course our locally sourced breakfast the next morning. Whether you’re in town for a wedding, a day at the races or just passing through Stansted, we hope you take the time to visit the local vendors. If you are interested in staying at Harwood House feel free to give us a ring, or you can book your stay with us online at any time.