Christmas Gift Voucher Guide

Treat your loved ones to a unique experience in Bury St Edmunds and give a gift voucher this Christmas...

Sometimes the best gifts aren’t things and a memorable experience can mean much more. If you are still wracking your brains for the perfect present for a loved one then why not treat them to an indulgent or exciting experience that they might not have considered for themselves.

The Angel

The stylish and historic Angel Hotel offers gift vouchers that can be redeemed for a range of luxurious experiences. Simply choose the amount you’d like to gift and the lucky recipient can use it to cover an overnight stay in one of the beautiful rooms, or for a meal in the opulent Eaterie restaurant. There are also vouchers that can be exchanged for a luxury afternoon tea, including a glass of champagne, sweet and savoury delights and traditional scones with jam and cream.

The Ickworth

Anyone would be thrilled to receive one of the many vouchers on offer for The Ickworth Hotel and spa. From massages, body scrubs and twilight spa sessions to special treatment packages for mums to be, the options are imaginative, thoughtful and fun. Beyond the spa, you can purchase vouchers redeemable for Sunday lunch, afternoon tea or even a one- night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Relaxation and restoration await.

Bedford Lodge

Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa have a wide range of luxury gift voucher options for you to choose from. Fabulous afternoon tea experiences and rejuvenating overnight stays in one of the many sumptuous rooms as well as decadent champagne dinner for two and even a voucher for a whole year’s membership to the lodge’s gym and fitness centre. Vouchers can be personalised with a message of your choice.

Suffolk Cottage Holidays

The perfect gift for the family or couple who like to have adventures in the countryside- why not contribute to an exciting trip away in the New Year? Suffolk Cottage Holidays are the top choice for unusual and unique self-catering holiday accommodation in this most picturesque of regions. Each holiday home is distinct, possessing its own rustic charm and with everything a family or couple would need for a comfortable stay.

West Stow Pods

‘Go green’ with your Christmas presents this year and gift someone a fantastical holiday in a hobbit inspired glamping pod. West Stow Pods offer a unique and tranquil glamping experience in the heart of Suffolk’s scenic countryside. The range of accommodation available range from cosy mega pods and magical forest lodges among the trees to ‘Pod Hollow’; a subterranean dwelling complete with quirky furnishings - the perfect gift for any Lord of the Rings fan! Vouchers are available for midweek and weekend stays and a two-night weekend stay even includes a complimentary bottle of prosecco.

The Northgate

The Northgate Hotel
 restaurant and cocktail bar is located in a stunning townhouse just a few minutes walk from the iconic Abbey Gardens. They have curated a whole range of indulgent and thoughtful experiences that you can purchase for a loved one. For the foodies, consider the ‘Taste of Anglia for two’, a five course tasting menu for two celebrating the freshest seasonal produce from a specific area in the region. You might also choose the ‘Lazy Suffolk Sunday for two’ and treat the lucky recipients to an overnight stay, dinner and a mouthwatering breakfast, with a newspaper of their choice and to top it all off- a late checkout.

Black Lion Long Melford

This 15th century Black Lion inn in the picturesque village of Long Melford boasts a charming and comfortable setting perfect for a laid back break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. As well as their vouchers for treats such as afternoon tea for two and dinner, bed and breakfast they also offer the more unusual ‘Dog lovers stay for two’ which invites the lucky couple to bring along their four-legged best friend for a special stay for them all. Perks include gifts for the dog in question including paw oil, natural dog treats and a cosy blanket. Your furry friend can also join you for breakfast with their own doggy meal specially prepared for them.

The Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa

The 15th Century Swan at Lavenham luxury hotel and spa sits in the quaint village of Lavenham with its half timbered medieval cottages, narrow streets and impressive marketplace, making it the perfect choice for a relaxing mini break. The list of gift voucher experiences is seemingly endless, with a whole range of spa treatments so you can choose the perfect option for your loved one. Highlights include the ‘Power breakfast facial’, which utilizes the nourishing properties of oats, honey and fruit, and the ‘Turkish delight’, which combines exfoliation, aromatherapy and hot steaming towels to recreate an authentic Turkish spa experience. There are also a selection of vouchers which can be exchanged for afternoon tea, Sunday lunch or even a culinary master class where participants can learn to cook like a professional and then sit down to enjoy the fruits of their labour.

Dragonfly Hotel Bury St Edmunds

The Dragonfly Hotel is a well-located and friendly place for a short break. The range of vouchers include a very competitively priced afternoon tea, with finger sandwiches, scones with cream and jam and also cakes. There are also vouchers for ‘gin club’ entitling the recipient to four cocktails of their choice and even vouchers towards an overnight stay and lunch or dinner.

Theatre Royal

Give the gift of theatre this Christmas with vouchers for the fantastic Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds. With a wide and varied programme including drama, comedy and ballet there really is something for everyone and the memories will last for a good time to come. You can choose to buy tickets for a particular show, vouchers that can be redeemed for a show of their choice or even for a theatre membership which gives members a discount on all tickets, priority booking and invitations to exclusive season launch events. Shows to look out for in the new year include Willy Russell’s ‘Shirley Valentine’ and the Olivier award winning ‘Showstopper the Improvised Musical’.

The Windmill Suffolk

A weekend away like no other awaits you, (or the lucky recipients of your gift voucher!) at The Windmill, Suffolk- a feat of architectural prowess in the midst of the Bury St Edmund’s countryside. This adult’s only boutique bolthole is a tranquil retreat that quite literally lifts you up above the stresses of the everyday. Every single element inside the windmill has been attended to, with a fully kitted out kitchen, opulent bedrooms, huge bathroom and the ‘pod’ at the top of the building- perfect for relaxing and gazing out over the surrounding meadows.

The Apex

The Apex is a cultural hub with lots to see and do for everyone in the family. Vouchers can be redeemed against a whole host of events including live music, comedy, workshops and shows. Tribute acts pop up regularly on the programme and include ‘Oasish’ and ‘Think Floyd’ and workshops allow participants to learn the harmonica or enjoy a night of prosecco and painting, all perfect for the person who wants to try something different.

Red Lodge Karting

Perfect for the adrenaline junkie in your life, Red Lodge Karting is an extensive outdoor karting circuit with a range of races on offer and computerized lap timing. The track can even be floodlit for nighttime racing for nocturnal thrill seekers. Gift vouchers allow you to choose the type of kart and the duration of your time on the track and there are even t-shirts for sale – just right to complete the gift.