Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet
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Things to see and do

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Sutton Hoo short walk, near Woodbridge, Suffolk 

Stretch your legs on this short walk around our special place taking in the burial mounds and wildlife in the woods.

Upcoming events

Grunal Moneta at Sutton Hoo

Mon 10 Jul 2017
10:30-17:00
Come and discover the skills of the coin smith!

Summer of Craftsmanship

Mon 10 Jul 2017
10:30-17:00
Come and discover the craftsmanship of the Anglo- Saxons and the skills that have been passed down through the ages. We will have a coin-smith in residence for the whole season who will be joined by others. Green-Wood Worker; 15 & 16 July...

Out of the Case

Sun 16 Jul 2017
13:30-14:30
Get a close up look at our fantastic collection of Sutton Hoo replica treasures at an informal talk and handling session in our Exhibition Hall. Made by master craftsmen using authentic techniques, our replicas show us what the treasures would...

Trade and Travel

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:30-17:00
Discover the wider world of the Anglo-Saxon age.

Thegns of Mercia

Sat 26 Aug 2017
10:30-17:00
Come and discover the world of the Anglo-Saxons this August Bank Holiday when re-enactment group Thegns of Mercia sets up camp at Sutton Hoo.

Historia Series

Sun 17 Sep 2017
10:30-17:00
Encounter the Anglo-Saxons with a series of talks from historical and archaeological experts.
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Eating and shopping

Visitors enjoying the outside seating area of the cafe at Sutton Hoo

Tempting Treats 

Enjoy a bite to eat surrounded by stunning views and infused with a variety of locally sourced ingredients before visiting our shop and taking home a special memento.

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Get involved

Volunteers welcome visitors to Sutton Hoo

Join our team 

Make new friends, enjoy new experiences and become one of many important people in the Sutton Hoo volunteer team. From a house guide to a social media assistant or costume interpreter we've a role for you.

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Learning

Child explores Anglo Saxon life at Sutton Hoo

Discover a different way to learn 

Discover our learning experiences for your educational group. With guided and self-guided activity options on offer throughout the year and a programme suitable for all ages from primary pupils to university students, Sutton Hoo is a great place to learn.

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Groups

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Places to stay

Sutton Hoo Deben Flat Sitting Room

Holiday with us 

Explore the bustling Georgian town of Southwold, home of Adnams beer and discover the castle at Orford on your holiday to our special place.

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Our work

Solar panel on the roof of the Sutton Hoo visitor centre

From the Dark Age to the solar age at Sutton Hoo 

We've just installed solar photovoltaic panels at our visitor centre buildings at Sutton Hoo. By generating energy from the sun, we will be able to spend less on fuel bills and more on conservation.

Sutton Hoo royal burial mounds in a winter mist

Major Project looks to the future of Sutton Hoo... 

Find out more about our plans to review and redevelop the experience at this fantastically important archaeological site.