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Welcome to the Muddy Awards 2021

Meet your amazing winners for 2021 across Essex. All incredible and worthy of a visit – so print off this list (or save to your favourites on Muddy if you’re signed in) and work your way through them until we go again in June 2022!


Say hello to the BEST…

ART GALLERY: Hayletts Gallery (Maldon)

BAR: Corner Club (Leigh on Sea)

BEAUTY SALON: Beauty at the Bay (Colchester)

BOOKSHOP: Hart’s Books (Saffron Walden)

BOUTIQUE STAY: Maison Talbooth (Dedham) 

BRIDAL STORE: Rock the Frock Preloved Essex (Rawreth)

CAFÉ: Café Cou Cou (Saffron Walden)

CHILDREN’S BUSINESS: Mr Wolf Kids (Leigh on Sea)

DAY SPA: Lifehouse Spa (Thorpe Le Soken)


FAMILY ATTRACTION: Colchester Zoo (Colchester)

FARMSHOP / DELI: Abigail’s Delicatessen (Ingatestone)

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Amy-Jo Simpson (Thaxted)

FLORIST: Scent (Leigh on Sea)

FOOD / DRINK PRODUCER: The Saffron Ice Cream Company 
(Saffron Walden)

GIFT SHOP: Gifted (Thaxted)

GARDEN DESIGNER: The Garden Girls Essex (Witham)

HAIR SALON: The Wild Hare (Westcliff on Sea)

INTERIORS STORE: Vintage Style Living (Thaxted)

JEWELLER: Dainty London Jewellery (Chelmsford)

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ralu Chase Photography (Colchester)

RESTAURANT: Square 1 Restaurant (Dunmow)

NEW BUSINESS COVID START UP: Lemonpeel London (Uttlesford)         

THEATRE / ART VENUE: Mercury Theatre (Colchester)

WEDDING VENUE: Apton Hall (Rochford)

WOMEN’S FASHION: Olivia & Gray (Chelmsford)

YOGA / PILATES STUDIO: Thaxted Yoga (Thaxted)

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