A festive and seasonal image for December. The days may be short but the lights are on and the local shopkeepers are keen to help you find that perfect present. Come and explore the independent shops at Halesworth and Southwold. Merry Christmas!

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Your guide to north-east Suffolk

Blythweb - Your guide to tourism and business around North East Suffolk

Holly Tree Cottage
Holly Tree Cottage, Self Catering Accommodation

View our Blythweb Self Catering Custom Search facility.

Our clickable location maps show lots of Self Catering cottages and bed and breakfasts places around the Blyth Valley. Some locations are in beautiful Suffolk countryside and some in villages or a town setting. There are detailed maps for Southwold and Walberswick which are both on the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

What’s On - In December we continue to feature entertainments and interesting events for everyone, including films, theatre and live performance, music, talks, and more. Maybe try your luck at Bingo (7th) or have your antiques valued (15th). Come and see how Steamworks is progressing (Open Day, 29th). The annual Christmas Day swim offers a bracing outing for spectators and participants (25th). All this and the festive lights are on too!

Many other events are already listed with more being added every week, so keep checking our Blythweb Calendar to know what great local activities and entertainments are taking place.

Blythburgh Church
Blythburgh History Notes

Read a fascinating report of the intricate history of the local village of Blythburgh, famed for its large church often referred to as the "Cathedral of the Marshes", on the river Blyth between the village of Wenhaston and coastal town of Southwold.

This, plus other Blythweb Reports can be found on our Featured Reports page.

Spring Dawn Chorus
Bickers Heath Wenhaston

May is a wonderful time in Suffolk and the morning serenade from the birds especially so!

You can download a six minute MP3 of the Dawn Chorus recorded in the middle of Wenhaston at 4:30am on 6th of May.

Listen to the Dawn Chorus (1mb).

Some Favourite Websites For December 2018:

Victoria CottageCentrally-located Southwold Cottage for Two, plus up to two dogs at no extra charge

Just minutes from Southwold's seafront, High Street, pubs and pier, this Victorian cottage has views of Southwold's iconic lighthouse from the upstairs day room and the charming rear courtyard. WiFi. Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome. Summer weeks and flexible breaks available.

Stoneware BirdsLife-sized handmade and unique British birds, now available to buy online.

A charming unique gift or a treat for oneself. See the website to know how each one is made. Now available to buy online. Each bird is an individual creation, varying in choice from the perky wren to the plump bullfinch together with other well-loved British birds. Which will you choose?

Singtong Neeyom Thai RestaurantDelicious authentic Thai Cuisine

Take a look at Singtong Neeyom Thai Restaurant in the centre of Halesworth, for a range of delicious and skillfully prepared Thai dishes created by their own native Thai, Piek.

Hetty’s Little Copy ShopA wide range of printing services - including 3D - plus passport photos and more

The Little Copy Shop is in Thoroughfare, Halesworth, and offers all sorts of useful services involving printing, laminating, scanning, binding and copying plus various photographic services including passport photos.

Valley FarmA large family farmhouse in Walberswick

A Grade II listed farmhouse for up to 11, plus 2 cots, with amazing views across the marshes to the sea.