What To Do In Suffolk At Christmas

What To Do In Suffolk At Christmas

Things To Do Throughout December.

We have put together this blog to share useful information of things you can do in Suffolk throughout the Christmas period.

Visit Adnams In Southwold

Why not book a tour or experience at the innovative, sustainable company Adnams Southwold, offering tours ranging from a visit to their Brewery or Distillery to making your own gin in the beautiful seaside town of Southwold. Find out what goes into your favourite Adnam’s products, you’ll be an expert in no time!

Christmas Markets & Events

Bury St Edmund’s has an even longer period of festive celebrations and events this year. See their website  Bury St Edmunds Makers Market - 3 December 2023 (westsuffolkmarkets.co.uk)

We have been told that this is a very interesting friendly market, with a good section of crafts. They also sell refreshments, so if you are in the area, it’s well worth a visit. Makers Market at Southwold on the 10th December 2023.

Snape Maltings

This is a special screening of Howard Blake’s ‘The Snowman. The film is brought to life by live orchestral music from the Suffolk Ensemble and Jubilee Opera Chorus, followed by the invitation to join in with a massed singalong carol see The Snowman with Live Orchestra at Britten Pears Arts.

Perfect for the whole family, this is your chance to see a talented cast, packed full of dazzling costumes and celebrated the holiday season in this festive extravaganza. It’s an unmissable festive extravaganza for the whole family!  See Christmas Spectacular! 2023 | Britten Pears Arts


Keep an eye on their facebook page for this production Southwold’s Christmas Pantomime in Southwold.

The producer from 2021’s smash-hit pantomime Snow White returns with their spectacular godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella.

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients, audiences expect Jack & The Beanstalk features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Join our hero Jack on his adventure!  Book your tickets now to get the best seats in the house! Jack and the Beanstalk - Family Pantomime at Beccles Public Hall And Theatre event tickets from TicketSource

New Years Eve

See in the New Year with live music from Lee Statham ( Jason Statham’s brother) at the dog friendly The 12 Lost Churches Bar & Restaurant in Suffolk

Traditional Cold Water Swimming

Fancy a Christmas or Boxing Day Swim? Both days have organised swims in Southwold or Aldeburgh or you could choose or take yourself to Minsmere/ Dunwich beach and take a brisk dip there yourselves!

Eating Out

Why not treat yourselves? Here are some restaurants offering delicious food in the Minsmere area over the Christmas period.

Why not spend Christmas Eve at The Ship at Dunwich and raise a glass with friends and family, tucking into some prepared seasonal favourites, festive snacks and cocktails.

A mile away from Sutton Hoo The UnRuly Pig are offering special festive meals on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. Their cosy, 16th century pub will be full of candlelight, roaring fires and Christmas cheer!

Kicking Back With Some “Me” or “Us” Time!

Walking, fishing or taking some me time out listening to the crashing waves under a blanket, are perfect ways of “kicking back” this Christmas.

The beach a few steps away from our very own ReVamp ReTreat. This wintery picture captures the beauty of the beach in January. Thank you Ben Roberts for taking such a great picture for us.

Take time out and listen to the waves crashing.

Plan Your Christmas Stay

If you are looking for something special this Christmas then ReVamp ReTreat could be the perfect place to stay for you and your family.

For the first time our self-catering lodge will be available for the Christmas period, already decorated for your arrival, all you need to do is turn up, lay your presents under the tree, relax and be merry.

ReVamp ReTreat’s relaxed space allows you to get away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life and step into Christmas with minimum hassle!

Close to the steps to Dunwich beach, Cliff House Holiday Park & The 12 Lost Churches bar and restaurant, the dog friendly luxury lodge which sleeps 5-6 people is perfect for all the family.

Kick off your shoes and relax in our lodge

An idyllic getaway into quiet surroundings with amazing woodland, beach & heath walks and the whole of Suffolk at your doorstep to explore!

Perfect For The Whole Family Including Your Dog!

With the big outdoors at your fingertips it’s the ideal chance for you to connect with your family, friends and nature.

Make your Christmas special!

The luxury lodge retreat will be decorated for you with real trees, natural pinecones and twinkly lights! Included in your stay is a welcome hamper with a selection of delicious foods to make your Christmas break special.

At the lodge, even your dog is welcome, so you don’t have to say your goodbyes or miss them! With the beach steps only a couple of minute walk away you and your dog can enjoy a morning walk and their paddle before breakfast! 

This stylish lodge comes fully equipped with everything you need to cook the perfect Christmas dinner, even your dog will be provided with a special Christmas Doggie bowl, alongside some Christmas dog treats.

ReVamp ReTreat is available throughout December for more information or to book

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