What’s in Maldon

Maldon is a thriving market town, dating back before 913AD. It was the location of a Royal Mint, producing coins until Saxon times. It is well known for its moorings for Thames Sailing barges, that can be found down at Hythe Quay. One of our most famous products which can be found worldwide is Maldon Salt.

Maldon High Street Shopping

The High street is lined with beautiful listed buildings which is home to numerous independent retailers alongside the major UK chains, such as Marks and Spencer, Prezzo, Costa Coffee, M & Co. There are 3 notable arcades all linking to the high street. The arcades: Edward’s Walk, Kings Head Centre and Bright’s Path all are homes to interesting boutique retail shops and wellbeing businesses – each one worth a visit.

Maldon has something for everyone, it is a respected all year round tourist destination. Whether you’re active, arty, a foody or just looking for a lovely place to spend the weekend. There are some notable annual events which attract crowds in the tens of thousands, such as Smoke & Fire Festival, Maldon Mud Race, Maldon Vintage Christmas Fayre.

Things to do in Maldon

If you are looking for things to do in Maldon, some key attractions available all year round are Maldon Promenade Park which is set round a large lake running alongside the River Chelmer. The Splash Park and Pirate Adventure zone is teaming with families, especially on hot sunny days, Hythe Quay is worth a stroll to see the historic ship wrights, barges and steam tugs, while you enjoy a drink in the numerous quayside pubs. If you like activity there are sport centres, indoor children’s play centres and a weekly Saturday park run. If you like a family challenge why not try Maldon Escape Rooms which are on our doorstep.

If you’re spending a few hours in Maldon please pop up to Edward’s Walk to browse around the shops and have the best fresh ground coffee in Essex at The Maldon Coffee Company.

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Shopping Guide

Advanced Chiropractic

2 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 856 452


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Aesthetics Hair

18-19 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 851 863


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Blackwater Podiatry & Chiropody

3 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 983 200

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Cordant People

30 High Street, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 856 666


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Crystal Shack

14 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

07964 982299

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Farleigh Hospice

28 High Street, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PJ

01621 856 830


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Just the Thing

11a Edwards Walk

07592 498878


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Maldon Coffee Company

30a Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 880 188

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Maldon Escape Rooms

22 White Horse Lane, Maldon
Essex CM9 5QP

01621 488 048


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Profound Mens Salon

16 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

077 1919 6161

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Instagram: @profoundsalon

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Ruby & Rose

6-7 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 841 498

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Instagram: @ruby_rosemaldon

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The Bra Consultancy

4 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

Tel: 07790 270503 / 07507 741025


Email: thebraconsultancy@gmail.com

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The Village Cobbler

8-12 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 855 921



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Upstairs Downstairs

9-11 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01621 857 577

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Westcotes Flooring

15 Edward’s Walk, Maldon
Essex CM9 5PS

01455 284 433


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