- Guests 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 010039
About KysonAn elevated and spacious apartment for six surrounded by Anglo-Saxon history.
Kyson is a large three-bedroom apartment based in Tranmer House, a place of fascinating history. It was here that its former owner, Edith Pretty, ordered the famous Sutton Hoo archaeological dig in which an Anglo-Saxon ship was discovered. You’ll have sweeping views over the burial mounds and the River Deben from the windows of this apartment. Built in 1910, Kyson is now light and airy with a hint of its former Edwardian elegance retained in the wooden floors and checkered-tiled bathroom.
Walk around the 7th-century Royal Burial Ground before heading into the High Hall exhibition. Here, you can discover more about life in Anglo-Saxon England and who we think was buried here alongside high quality replica treasures and original Anglo-Saxon objects. The ground floor of Tranmer House is open as well. Here you can find out about the archaeological investigations which have taken place at Sutton Hoo and the people behind them.
Beyond the Sutton Hoo estate, Rendlesham Forest is just a 15-minute drive from here. The Suffolk coast is also close, with Orford Ness National Nature Reserve a 20-minute drive. On this wild and remote shingle spit, you’ll discover an abundance of wildlife and fascinating 20th-century military history.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
- Discover more about our Covid promise
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 822 KB)
First floor: Communal entrance lobby with internal shared staircase to Kyson & Wilford apartments.
Second floor: hallway, sitting room with kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms (5’ double, 6’ double which can be a twin on request and 1 twin) and bathroom with attachment over bath. Shower room (cubicle with electric shower) with basin and lavatory at the end of the hall, adjacent and on the same level as the three bedrooms. There are four steps down to the landing leading to all three bedrooms.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Bio-mass heating included.
Parking: There is parking available at the rear of Tranmer House.
*WiFi: WiFi is only accessible within the shared entrance lobby
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to all National Trust properties during the period of their stay. Full details in the confirmation email upon booking.
Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm at this cottage.
Please note: The ground floor of Tranmer House is open to visitors.
Events are held in the restaurant from time to time and some noise may be heard.
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