Christmas and New Year are all about celebrating, unwinding and putting your feet up. Whether you’re after a romantic break, spending time with the family or celebrating with friends, what better way to end the year than with a relaxing getaway.

Here are some of the best places in Suffolk that are offering special Christmas and New Year breaks. Remember to secure your booking early!


The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa

The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa is one of the finest luxury hotels in Suffolk. Located in the picturesque Tudor village of Lavenham, the hotel is set within a medieval timber-framed building. With oak beamed interiors, roaring log fires, cosy nooks and delicious food, it’s the perfect place to spend Christmas and New Year.

Enjoy a special one night Christmas package between 28th November to the 23rd December. Choose from a range of bedrooms decked out with all the little luxuries and indulge in many multi-course dinners and festive treats.

The package includes:

3-course dinner from the Festive menu in The Gallery Restaurant

Full Suffolk breakfast in the morning

and a luxury Temple Spa candle to take home

Click here to find out more.


Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall is set in a 16th century, Grade I listed manor house within 175 acres of countryside. Relax in the individually decorated plush bedrooms and enjoy mouthwatering food in the 2 AA Rosette awarded restaurant.

Enjoy 1 night Dinner*, Bed & Breakfast for 2 people sharing a Superior Double room for £249 per room per night (upgrades available).

If you would like to extend your trip stay a 2nd night for £229.

*£40 per person dinner allowance

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Salthouse Harbour Hotel

Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a boutique hotel set near the beautiful waterfront of Ipswich marina. Casual, contemporary rooms are decked out with quirky finishings and artwork, as well as all the modern amenities you need. Enjoy a relaxing lunch, afternoon tea or an intimate dinner at the restaurant with views across the harbour.

Celebrate Christmas with our 3 day package.

Includes Dinner on Christmas Eve, Lunch or Dinner on Christmas Day and Lunch on Boxing day as well as accommodation from the 24th to the 27th December and breakfast each morning.

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The Black Lion

Set in the picturesque village of Long Melford, this 15th century inn has been converted into a chic hotel. Set in a quiet location overlooking the village green, it’s a sanctuary for rest and relaxation. Combining modern with traditional creates a wonderful setting to enjoy the hotel’s luxury individually styled bedrooms, delicious food, local ales and extensive wine list.


Enjoy a yuletide treat on the run up to the big day with an overnight stay package full of festive magic!

Start your stay with a festive cocktail or mulled wine by the open fire.  Later, tuck into a delicious festive dinner, then retire to your room to find a Christmas stocking hanging on your door, before you settle in for a great night’s sleep!

Our popular one-night festive stays are available this year, between the 20th of November and the 23rd of December, subject to availability.

Included in the festive package:

  • A festive cocktail 
  • A stocking of treats and gifts 
  • Dinner for two
  • A restful night’s sleep in one of our bedrooms

Click here to find out more.

Places to Stay in Suffolk

The Guinness Arms | Suffolk

The Street, Icklingham, Suffolk, IP28 6PS

Staytastic – Helicopter & Bus Glamping | Suffolk

Kessingland, Suffolk

The Northgate | Bury St Edmunds

Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1HP

Apple Mount Retreat

Apple Mount Farmhouse, Thorpe Morieux , Suffolk , IP30 0NQ

Damerons Farm Cottages | Suffolk

Damerons Farm Henley, Ipswich , Suffolk , IP6 0RU

The Lodge at Glemham Hall | Suffolk

Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

If you’re looking for a luxurious break away from it all, Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa is the place to be. Set within 300 acres of countryside on the edge of the Dedham Vale AONB, and right on the Essex-Suffolk border, the hotel offers a spa and health centre, two 18 hole championship golf courses, a driving range and excellent dining facilities.

Winter Wonderland Hotel Break

  • Overnight stay including full English breakfast
  • 2-course festive dinner
  • Available Sunday to Thursday* throughout December
  • For stays 1st to 23rd December
  • Complimentary use of the poolside facilities

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The Mill Hotel

Set in a scenic spot on the banks of the River Stour in the quintessential Suffolk town of Sudbury, lies The Mill Hotel. This beautifully converted water mill offers contemporary interiors to complement the mill’s original features. The hotel is home to an AA Rosette award winning restaurant serving up seasonal dishes using the finest ingredients from Suffolk’s farmers and suppliers.


Autumn is on it’s way, its finally time to wrap up the year and what better way than to book a mini UK getaway in some of the best towns and villages in all their Autumn glory.

We are offering our guests up to 2-nights free when you book an extended staycation directly with us, and we will even throw in breakfast each morning to prepare you for the day ahead.

  • Book 3 consecutive nights for the price of 2
  • Book 5 consecutive nights for the price of 3
  • Book 7 consecutive nights for the price of 5
  • Includes breakfast each morning, free Wi-Fi and Parking*

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Tuddenham Mill

Tuddenham Mill is the ideal spot for an indulgent break. Set within a former water mill, this boutique hotel is located within 12 acres of countryside. Relax in the chic, contemporary rooms and enjoy fine dining in the three AA Rosette award winning restaurant.


Hideaway at the mill and experience a truly tranquil Suffolk Christmas.

  • 2 night retreat with breakfast
  • Christmas Eve dinner 
  • Christmas Day lunch 
  • Christmas Day evening charcuterie 

Click here to find out more.


Businesses in Suffolk

Duke of Marlborough | Pub

Main Road, Somersham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4QA

Shadingfield Fox | Pub

London Road, Shadingfield, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8DD

Duck in Boots – Independent Creativity | Sudbury

19 Gaol Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1JL

Pop Nouveau Gallery | Sudbury

23 Friars Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2AA

The Eight Bells Hadleigh | Pub

90-92 Angel Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5DD

Wilderley | Farm Resort in Beccles

Church Farm, The Hill, Shipmeadow, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8HJ

Twisted Oaks Bike Park | Suffolk

Brightwell Road, Bucklesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0AZ

Melford Antiques and Interiors | Long Melford

The Old Maltings, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9JA

The Krafty Braumeister

Unit 4a, Eastlands Industrial Estate, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4LL

Suffolk Distillery | Gin, Rum & Vodka Makers

Munros Orchard Barn, Sudbury Road, Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, CO6 4RS

Nethergate Brewery | Suffolk

Rodbridge Corner, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9H

Box River Cafe

4 Broad Street, Boxford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 5DX

Watson and Walpole – Ice Cream Shop


Valley Farm Vineyards

The Vinery, Valley Farm Vineyards, Rumburgh Road, Wissett, Suffolk, IP19 OJJ

The Highwayman Pub & Restaurant

Norwich Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8PD