From turkeys, sausages and ham, cheeses, breads and chutneys to hand-crafted gifts, designer clothes and art; the Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast have all you need this Christmas!
Christmas at Henham
Head to Henham Barns for two days of festive shopping and merriment at 'Christmas at Henham'. Get all you need for a Suffolk-sourced Christmas dinner at the many artisan food and drinks producers, treat yourself to a new outfit for Christmas day at one of the pop-up boutiques and grab those last minute Christmas presents from local artists and crafts people.
Children will enjoy the donkey rides, heavy horse carriage rides and storytelling, before meeting Father Christmas and his elf.
When: 17th December 2016- 10.00am - 6.00pm and 18th December 2016- 10.00am- 4.00pm.
Where: Henham Barns, Henham Park, Henham, Suffolk NR34 8AQ
Whilst not a Christmas market, you can soak up the festive atmosphere in Felixstowe at 'Felixstowe Unwrapped' every Friday night at the late night Christmas shopping evenings.
Over 45 shops will be open late until 7pm, from High Street favourites to unique specialty shops, boutiques and family-run independents. Many are offering special seasonal activities, exclusive discounts and offers.
Live entertainment is also on offer, with characters from the Spa Pavilion's pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, traditional carols from a brass band, local buskers and a rockabilly concert from The Lockerbillies. Children will be kept entertained too as they take part in the Christmas Trail Quiz.
When: Friday 17th and Friday 23rd December 2016.
Where: Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 7AN
Wickham Market Christmas Market
The monthly market gets a festive makeover on Wednesday 21st December! Stock up on fresh fruit and veg (not forgetting those sprouts!), cheese and pies for your Boxing Day buffet, fish for your Christmas morning breakfast and locally made crafts, baskets and textiles.
Whilst there, pop along to the Pop Up Christmas Shop for stocking fillers including handmade paper notebooks, jewellery, knitwear and Christmas decorations.
When: Wickham Market Christmas Market - 21st December 2016, Christmas Pop Up Shop - 8th - 17th December 2016.
Where: High Street, Wickham Market, Suffolk IP13 0RA
Christmas Farmers Market at Snape Maltings
A highlight of Suffolk's festive calendar, enjoy one of Suffolk’s finest Christmas food markets on Friday 23rd December and wander around a wonderful array of artisan producers at the Snape Maltings Christmas Farmers Market.
There's something for everyone; from hams, cured meats and turkeys, to Christmas puddings, fudge and delicious desserts. Fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread and artisan cheeses are also on offer.
No trip to Snape Maltings would be complete without stopping by the shops too where you can buy toys, children's clothes, cards, homewares, crafts and antiques.
When: Friday 23rd December 2016.
Where: Snape Maltings, Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 1SP