• Celebrate the festive season on The Suffolk Coast

Celebrate the festive season on The Suffolk Coast

With everything from festive food workshops, farmers markets and carol concerts to Santas grottos, panto and winter walks, there's plenty to keep all members of the family entertained this Christmas. 

Not to mention the food! Home to some of the UK's top food and drinks producers, you can pick up everything you need to make a festive hamper and your Christmas dinner, or book a table at an award-winning restaurant and toast the season with family and friends...

Our Guide to Christmas on The Suffolk Coast has all you need to plan your festive season!

Things to Do this Christmas on The Suffolk Coast

Father Christmas sails into snape(photo by Sam Murray-Sutton, 19Dec2015) 1110Christmas at Tranmer House (c) National Trust Sutton Hoo

There's so much to see and do on The Suffolk Coast this Christmas! 

Embrace the festive season and immerse yourself with a Christmas workshop; from Christmas wreaths and foodie gifts to canapes and cocktails, your Christmas food and decorations will be sorted.

Check out our guide to Christmas Workshops on The Suffolk Coast to book yourself a place!

If you're looking to be whisked away to magical lands or lose yourself in the wonder of a Christmas carol, then you're in for a treat this festive season! With carol concerts, santas grottos, Christmas markets, screenings with live orchestral accompaniment and of course, panto all on offer.

Find out what's on across The Suffolk Coast with our Festive Theatre Guide!

And when it all gets a little bit much and you need to escape the crowds, head to one of The Suffolk Coast's remote and wild beaches, wrap up warm and take a stroll along the prom or clear your head with a riverside ramble.

For more walks and outdoor inspiration, take a look at our Walking Guide.

Stay on The Suffolk Coast this Christmas

Sykes cottagesChristmas at The BrudenellThorpeness Golf Club

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, 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 Christmas getaway!

Find a place to stay this Christmas

Festive Food & Shopping

Pinneys Luxury HamperThe nExt Loaf baking schoolPump street chocolate

Whether you're heading here on a Christmas shopping break or would like to treat your friends and family to some of Suffolk's finest gifts and produce, you're guaranteed to delight come Christmas morning with a gift from The Suffolk Coast. From the usual socks, slippers and perfume to more unusual gifts such food hampers, workshops and stays - we've got you covered!

Take a look at our Christmas Gift Guide for inspiration!

For a delicious Christmas Day feast, buy local and serve a '50-mile menu'. Start your day with smoked salmon from Pinneys, stop in at Suffolk Food Hall's butchery for your turkey and sausages, fill your basket with parsnips and sprouts at Friday Street Farm Shop and finish your meal with a Christmas pudding from the Food Hall at Snape Maltings. Don't forget Boxing Day too! With a round of Baron Bigod from Fen Farm Dairy, a glass of bubbly from Flint Vineyard and a bottle ot two of your favourite tipple from Fishers, St Peter's Brewery or Briarbank Brewery.

Check out our Festive Hampers Guide!

Or if you prefer to leave the cooking to the professionals, then book a table at one of the many award-winning pubs, restaurants and hotels on The Suffolk Coast and tuck into locally sourced produce in stunning surroundings.

Book a table with our Food & Drink Guide!