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Christmas in Brettenham UK 

BRETTENHAM, is a rural village parish in Cosford district, Suffolk on the river Bret or Breton.

The village is located 3½ miles from Bildestone, and 7 miles from Stowmarket.

It’s definitely mid winter in UK and, I must say, it’s feeling very Christmassy as the temperatures are trying very hard to reach minus zero degrees centigrade with much rain and the promise of snow.

My beautiful abode is a large and very tastefully decorated home complete with the company of a wonderfully warm wood fire and two very loving dogs.

The owners here have gone to great lengths to extend the warmest welcome with a measure of hospitality that, to say the least, is incredibly thoughtful and most generous to the extreme. Great care has been taken to ensure that not only do I feel at home but indeed the spirit of Christmas is abundant. So many thoughtful touches and obviously much time and care has been expended for the  purpose of ensuring that my Christmas House Sitting Experience is nothing short of festive.

From the amazing Christmas tree, the tasteful decorations throughout the home to the fresh Christmas wreaths adorning this front door with the highlight being the most incredible surprise delivery of the biggest gourmet hamper of delicious Christmas treats and wine that I have ever seen.

Breda, my words can not express the gratitude I feel towards your immense kindness and utmost generosity.  

The icing on my Christmas cake, however, was the opportunity to look after Billy and Murphy.

Billy is a beautiful and very loving French Bulldog and Murphy, the soft hearted and most affectionate and placid Pit Bull I have ever met.  What a joy it was to unwrap their presents on Christmas morning in front of the fire and to witness their anticipation of what Father Christmas had left in their stockings.

Thank you so much for a Christmas experience that I shall always truly cherish! 

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