- Guests 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 010038
About WilfordA cosy two-bedroom apartment in Tranmer House, set in 245 acres of fascinating history.
Wilford is a second-floor apartment based in Tranmer House, on the Sutton Hoo estate. Inside it still has an elegant Edwardian interior but with a modern twist. It was here that the famous archaeological dig was ordered during the 1930s, in which an Anglo-Saxon ship was discovered. You can see replicas of some of the royal treasures uncovered on display in the High Hall exhibition along with some original Anglo-Saxon objects unearthed at Sutton Hoo.
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.
You’ll be able to enjoy walks on the open heath and woodland of the estate and down to the River Deben. You can also learn more about the history of the estate at the burial grounds and High Hall exhibition and Tranmer House.
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.
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- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
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Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not 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 1233 KB)
Second floor: a long hall way leading to large kitchen/dining/sitting room, two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed, 1 twin) and bathroom with shower attachment over bath.
NB: there is an external flight of stairs to the main entrance lobby to all 3 apartments, from which a further internal staircase leads to Kyson and Wilford apartments on the second floor.
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: Parking spaces are located just behind Tranmer House.
Utilities: There is an ice box at the property.
*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.
Late check out on Sundays 12.00 midday 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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