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

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 06 May 2017
05:00-08:00
Be prepared for an early start! Walk through the estate in the early morning light and listen to the dawn chorus at Sutton Hoo on the National Dawn Chorus Day. Walking boots advisable and don't forget your camera and binoculars. Followed by...

Sunrise Tour

Sat 06 May 2017
05:30-08:00
Be prepared for an early start! Walk through the estate in the early morning light and discover the magic of this Royal burial ground. Walking boots advisable and don't forget your camera. Followed by breakfast in the cafe. This event will be...

Suffolk Walking Festival Launch Event

Sat 13 May 2017
10:30-17:00
Join us as we help celebrate Suffolk Walking Festival's 10th Anniversary with a day of walks around the site. There'll be something suitable for everyone. To find out more abut the different walks available please visit the Suffolk Walking...

Out of the Case

Sun 21 May 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...

Let's Go Fly A Kite

Sat 27 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Tick of number 7 of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 3/4.

Summer Solstice Weekend

Sat 17 Jun 2017
10:30-17:00
Solstice was a major celebration for the Anglo-Saxons so celebrate it with us in style.
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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 ingredients grown onsite 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.