Sunset Royal Burial Ground Tour

As night descends over the Anglo-Saxon Royal Burial Ground, soak up the atmosphere and discover more about how the Anglo-Saxons viewed the world around them and who was laid to rest at Sutton Hoo.

  • Booking essential

Enjoy Sutton Hoo at its best - at sunset. Join our Anglo-Saxon guides as they take you on a journey through time to discover how the Anglo-Saxons viewed the landscape around them through their rune poetry and find out more about who was laid to rest in the Royal Burial Ground at Sutton Hoo.

Warm up afterwards with hot drinks in the King's River Café.


Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
This tour is most suitable for adults and children aged 12 and above
Meeting point
Please meet in the courtyard at least 10 minutes before the tour starts.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable footwear for a slow two hour walk and warm clothes for the early start.
Due to the nature of the terrain this walk is not suitable for those who find walking difficult or are in a wheelchair.

Contact Info

Sutton Hoo
Call 01394 389700

Upcoming events

Hands on at the Hoo

Tue 16 Aug 2022
Get up close and personal with some of the replica Sutton Hoo objects, including pieces you can handle! Find out about the links between Sutton Hoo and the Staffordshire Hoard.

Sand Tray Archaeology

Tue 16 Aug 2022
Become a family of archaeologists and learn how archaeologists uncover the past beneath our feet. Have a go yourselves and see what you discover in our archaeology sand trays.

Theatre in the Forest: Macbeth presented by the Red Rose Chain Theatre Company

Tue 16 Aug 2022
“Something wicked this way comes!” Suffolk's biggest outdoor theatrical event, Theatre in the Forest, is coming to Sutton Hoo.

Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration

Wed 17 Aug 2022
Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.

Ramble with the Ranger

Fri 19 Aug 2022
Take a ramble with our Ranger, Jonathan, and see Sutton Hoo from a different perspective, exploring the different wildlife that calls this special place home.

Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon re-enactment

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Join the Sae Wylfing Anglo-Saxon re-enactment group as they set up camp for a weekend full of living history.