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Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet
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Silhouette of a woman against an image of the burial mounds at Sutton Hoo

Historia; A Festival of History 

Discover more about the women of Anglo-Saxon England with a series of talks throughout the year.

What's Happening at Sutton Hoo

Upcoming events

Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo

Sun 27 May 2018
10:30-16:45
2018 marks 100 years since some women were granted a parliamentary vote. To mark the centenary we are celebrating the women who significantly contributed to the history of Sutton Hoo. Discover about the legacy left by an Anglo-Saxon Queen...

Land Army Girls at Sutton Hoo

Sun 27 May 2018
10:30-17:00
Explore what the Land Army Girls got up to at Sutton Hoo during the Second World War with our pop up exhibition. As part of Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo.

Half Term Crafts for children

Sun 27 May 2018
10:30-17:00
Make and complete a puzzle of the Sutton Hoo helmet - just like the archaeologists had to!

Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo

Sun 27 May 2018
11:00-16:45
2018 marks 100 years since some women were granted a parliamentary vote. To mark the centenary we are celebrating the women who significantly contributed to the history of Sutton Hoo. Discover more about the women who helped reveal the burial...

Gruesome Graves Tours

Sun 27 May 2018
13:00-14:30
Journey back in time with our Gruesome Graves tour.

Archaeology Live - delving deeper into the history of Sutton Hoo

Wed 30 May 2018
10:30-13:00
Come and see archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology excavate the foundations of the tower. The first dig in the Scheduled Monument in 30 years and just yards from the famous ship burial in Mound One.
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Eating and shopping

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

Tempting Treats 

Join us for a bite to eat surrounded by stunning views and infused with a variety of locally sourced ingredients and products.

Locally made and specially designed pottery from the Sutton Hoo shop

Shopping at Sutton Hoo 

Why not pop into our shop or second hand bookshop on a visit for us and find a special memento of your day.

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Get involved

Volunteers welcome visitors to Sutton Hoo

Volunteering at Sutton Hoo 

Could volunteering at Sutton Hoo be for you? Find out all about the many different roles we have available here at Sutton Hoo. From a house guide, part of our education team or helping in our second hand bookshop, we've got 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, Sutton Hoo is a great place to learn.

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Groups

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Places to stay

Want to stay a little longer?

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Our work

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Sutton Hoo on the National Trust Collections website