We were delighted to welcome two young carers from Colchester Carers Centre to Dedham last week. The visit followed a grant that was recently awarded to the centre from the Milsom Charitable Fund which is run by the Essex Community Foundation*. The centre offers respite to young carers from their day to day responsibilities.

The young carers were shown around Le Talbooth restaurant, ending up in the kitchen with Sous Chef Aaron Skerritt showing them how the kitchen works, they were then shown around Maison Talbooth ending up with lunch at milsoms –
the Dedham Vale burger proved to be very popular!

*Essex Community Foundation is an independent charitable trust improving the quality of life of people in our community
by investing and distributing funds on behalf of individuals, companies, trusts and public agencies.

+Sue Bunting

Dedham, Colchester
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The Collection

Maison Talbooth

01206 322367

A luxury boutique hotel in Essex, looking out across Constable’s Countryside and Dedham Vale.

  • 12 uniquely designed bedrooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • The Treatment Rooms day spa

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Le Talbooth

01206 323150

Great food and great service at this stunning restaurant beside the River Stour.

  • Riverside terrace and lawn
  • Outdoor marquee perfect for weddings
  • Private dining options available

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The Pier

01255 241212

Visit our hotel and restaurants by the coast for something a little different.

  • 14 individual bedrooms
  • All-day dining in the bar brasserie
  • Fresh sea food caught daily

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01206 322795

Escape from the bustle and relax at this charming hotel with bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace.

  • 15 quiet and relaxing bedrooms
  • Bar and restaurant with all-day dining
  • Two great spaces for meetings or private dining

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Kesgrave Hall

01473 333741

Charming hotel and restaurant set in beautiful grounds in the heart of Suffolk.

  • 23 en-suite bedrooms
  • Relaxed brasserie – open all day
  • Premier event venue The Hangar

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