What better way to celebrate the festive season than waking up on The Suffolk Coast come Christmas morning.
Whether you want to spend time with family and friends, fancy a romantic few days away with a loved one, or desire nothing more than some peace and quiet alone to escape the Christmas chaos, these accommodation providers all have Christmas and New Year availability so you can book a last-minute Christmas getaway!
Wake up to panoramic views of the sea with a stay at Acanthus Holiday's property, 3 Centre Cliff in Southwold. Sleeping 12, the Grade II listed property commands one of the most desirable seafront positions in the town. There is a selection of bedrooms including ground-floor accommodation with walk-in shower and a large dining room which seats 12 - perfect for a family Christmas feast!
Situated in the nearby village of Reydon, Marigold Cottage sleeps 4 in a king-size bedroom and twin bedroom, the family dog is welcome to join you too!
For more information on properties available at Christmas and to book, visit www.southwold-holidays.co.uk/home, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01502 724033
Best of Suffolk
If you want a hassle-free Christmas, then a break with Best of Suffolk is just for you! The properties available come with a range of items including a decorated Christmas tree, fireplace to hang your stockings on, well-equipped kitchens for cooking your Christmas dinner and flat-screen TVs for watching the Queen's speech.
For a stay in the Suffolk countryside, book a stay at Upper Alde Barn in Sweffling. The one bedroom converted barn, boasts an open fire, galleried bedroom and it's own Turkish Steam Room.
Perfect for a group of friends or family, 1 Westgate is a spacious house with pretty garden in the idyllic village of Thorpeness. The house was built in 1929 as part of the original Ogilvie Estate and retains many period features. The elegant dining room is the setting for your festive feast, whilst the living room, which is located on the 2nd floor, features an original brick fireplace and offers views of the enchanting House in the Clouds.
For more information and to book, visit www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/suffolk-breaks/specialist-search/christmas-holidays-in-suffolk/, email email@example.com or call 01728 553080
Chiltern House Bed and Breakfast
If you want to put your feet up and not hassle with all the cooking required on Christmas day, book a stay at Chiltern House Bed & Breakfast in Lowestoft. The stylish Victorian property offers views of the blue-flag beach and sea. After a delicious locally sourced breakfast, head out for a walk along the beach, or join revellers on the promenade for the traditional Christmas Day swim.
For Christmas Dinner, book a table at the nearby Hatfield Hotel before heading back to Chiltern House to relax in the sitting room and a soak in your room's roll top bath.
For more information and to book visit www.chilternhouse.net or call 01502 341186
Just a short walk from the village of Snape, The Granary and The Forge at Croft Farm are both available for the Christmas period for a family or couple. Sleeping 6, The Granary has a spacious kitchen and dining area for your Christmas Day breakfast and lunch and a cosy lounge for opening your presents come Christmas morning. If the children don't have enough toys to play with, they can keep themselves entertained in the barn where there is a full-size tennis table.
For a smaller party of two, The Forge is a galleried cottage studio with a south-facing bedroom overlooking the garden. The open-plan living room and kitchen make it the ideal place to enjoy a chilled out celebration for those wanting to get away from it all over the festive period.
For more information or to book, visit www.croftfarmsnape.co.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01728 688254
With over 80 self-catering properties located throughout The Suffolk Coast, Durrants Holiday Cottages have something to suit all party sizes. For a stay in the seaside town of Southwold, check out 33 Victoria Street. Sleeping 4, the period cottage overlooks the church and Bartholomew Green. It's within walking distance to the beach for your post-Christmas lunch walk, and the pub if you fancy a pint of Adnams to wash your dinner down.
For a group of friends or a family, Balimore is located on Marlborough Road and is just 150 yards from the beach. Sleeping 8, it boasts a sitting room with sea views and a large kitchen with dining room for your Christmas dinner.
For more information and to book, visit www.durrantsholidaycottages.co.uk or call 01502 723292
For something a little bit different, Gypsy Hollow is a Bow Top Gypsy Caravan in the Suffolk countryside at Westhall. Located on its own private site, the caravan sleeps two people and comes with an additional summerhouse, woodburning stove, fully fitted kitchen and spa bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower.
The caravan is completely private and exclusive - with only one wagon, all the facilities including kitchen and summerhouse where you can sit and relax after Christmas dinner plus the bathroom with spa, are all yours to enjoy.
If you fancy getting out and about, take a walk up to the village pub or hop in the car and head to Halesworth where you will find many pubs and restaurants.
Perfect for those who don't want to lift a finger this Christmas holiday, the Hatfield Hotel in Lowestoft has a range of rooms available for singles, couples and families. The hotel is located right on the award-winning beach, so you can wake up to panoramic views of the sea and walk straight out onto the sand for a walk on Christmas morning.
You needn't worry about cooking either, choose from the Christmas Day Lunch menu or Christmas Day carvery and on Boxing Day tuck into a carvery of turkey, beef, gammon or pork, honey and orange roasted sea bass or goats cheese and caramelised onion tart.
For more information and to book, visit www.thehatfieldhotel.co.uk/, email email@example.com or call 01502 565337
Choose from two luxury cottages at Mollett's Farm near Saxmundham; wake up and feed the chickens before heading out on a refreshing Christmas morning walk in the surrounding countryside.
The two cottages sleep 2 persons and 4 persons, are completely accessible and also allow a well-behaved dog to join you for your Christmas celebrations. After a few days relaxing, eating too much and watching Christmas films take a short drive to Aldeburgh to visit the pubs, restaurants and beach.
For more information and to book, visit molletts.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01728 604547.
Sit by a roaring fire on Christmas Eve before heading back to your cosy room at The Anchor at Walberswick. Snuggle up in a Garden Chalet (sleeping 2 or 4) or book a room inside if you are looking for a couples or singles stay this Christmas. Many of the rooms boast sea views and the Garden Chalets have underfloor heating and are dog-friendly too!
A delicious continental breakfast will be brought to your room on Christmas morning, after which you can take a leisurely walk around the village or along the windswept beach. For Christmas dinner, book a table at one of the many restaurants or pubs in nearby Southwold.
For more information and to book, visit www.anchoratwalberswick.com/ or call 01502 722112.
Featuring a selection of character properties in the coastal town of Southwold, Solely Southwold's Upper East Lodge located on East Street is a 200-year-old property sleeping 7, so there's plenty of room for a family get together! For a very 'Happy Christmas!', Happy Cottage on Lorne Road sleeps 6. The living room features a woodburning stove, so you can roast chestnuts on the fire before cooking your Roast Turkey.
Just a short walk from the High Street and beach, blow away the cobwebs on Boxing Day with a walk along the Pier and a glass of mulled wine in one of the nearby pubs.
For more information and to book, visit www.solely-southwold.co.uk, email email@example.com or call 01502 578383.
For an extra-special Christmas celebration, pack your suitcase and Christmas stocking and head to the Manor House at Sibton Park. Sleeping 24 people in 12 sumptuous rooms, the Grade II listed Georgian country house boasts a private cinema, games room, gym and wine cellar. Tuck into a full English cooked by a private chef in the Morning Room before dressing in your finest in the Grand Dining Room for Christmas Dinner and Champagne.
The open fires, antique furniture and chandeliers are the perfect backdrops for opening your Christmas presents, whilst the 5000 surrounding acres offer you an array of walks. Don't worry if you forget your wellingtons, as these are provided, along with logs for the fire, bathrobes and Pashley Bicycles.
For more information and to book, visit www.wildernessreserve.com/cottage/manor, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7484 5700
Suffolk Coastal Cottages
Suffolk Coastal Cottages feature a range of country cottages in some of The Suffolk Coast's prettiest villages. Sleeping 6, Elm Gables Holiday House is situated in the quiet village of Walberswick near Southwold next to the church, so you can enjoy the Crib Service on Christmas Eve and the Eucharist Service on Christmas morning.
There are two reception rooms, a country-style kitchen with double oven (plenty big enough for the turkey and trimmings!) and a large dining room/conservatory the whole family can fit in!
Leman Cottage in Wenhaston is a sympathetically restored 17th century home with beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace with woodburner, elm floorboards and original bread oven where you can warm your croissants on Christmas morning. There's a spacious king-size bedroom with en-suite, plus additional twin and single bedrooms, and ample space for the family dogs.
For more information and to book, visit www.suffolkcoastalcottages.co.uk/, email email@example.com or call 01502 478078.
All size groups can enjoy a stay at Valley Farmhouse in Westhall this Christmas. The exclusive use bed and breakfast is a Grade II listed 15th Century farmhouse and is set in 15 acres of grounds. The Luxury Family Suite is ideal for couples or families of two adults and two children; featuring two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area.
Couples will enjoy a stay in the Luxury Kingsize Room with timbered en-suite and roll top bath or the Tudor Suite; a historical room with four-poster bed, a roll-top bath installed in the original fireplace and use of the drawing room.
The delicious breakfast served includes produce from the farm including Gloucester Old Spot rare breed sausages and eggs laid by the resident hens, served in the character-packed dining hall of the Farmhouse.
For more information and to book, visit valleyfarmhousebandb.co.uk/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01986 780995.
Wake up on Christmas morning in your very own log cabin at Windmill Lodges. The 4 and 5-star lodges are situated around a small lake in Saxstead. Each cabin comes with its own hot tub, coal-effect fire and fully equipped kitchen, with Kingfisher Lodge also boasts a sauna.
The 7 lodges can accommodate groups of 2-6 people so are ideal for couples and families wanting to spend a cosy Christmas in the Suffolk countryside. Each lodge is decorated with festive lights and a Christmas tree, whilst the kitchen has all you need for your Christmas dinner including roasting pans, gravy boats and most importantly, a dishwasher!
For more information and to book, visit windmilllodges.co.uk/festive-breaks/, email email@example.com or call 01728 685338
Wisset Farm Holidays
The four converted stables at Wissett Farm are set on a 300-acre farm in a quiet village just a few miles from Halesworth. Situated around a courtyard, the two available stables are the ideal place for friends and families to get together to celebrate the festive season. Hartopp sleeps two in a kingsize or twin room, and features an open plan living room which steps out into the courtyard garden whilst Fleetwood, which is fully accessible, has double and twin bedrooms sleeping 4.
The village pub is just a short walk away, so you can pop in for a drink after your Christmas day walk, whilst the town of Halesworth is a few miles away and boasts a selection of pubs and restaurants for you to dine in, should you fancy putting your feet up and not cooking this Christmas.
For more information and to book, visit www.wissettfarmholidays.co.uk/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01986 873173
Wardley Hill Campsite
At Wardley Hill, you can truly get away from it all this Christmas. The 6-acre, car-free site offers an array of glamping accommodation including Lotus Bell tents, a Family Emperor Bell Tent, a locally crafted Shepherds hut, Hammock hut and even a tent suspended in the trees (although perhaps not the most appealing option in the winter!)
On Christmas Eve, sit by the fire and toast marshmallows, and on Christmas morning take a walk around the surrounding woodland, stopping by the stream and ponds to see the local wildlife.
For more information and to book visit www.wardleyhillcampsite.com, call 07733 306543 or email email@example.com