Sutton Hoo

Important notice -

Please be aware that due to forecast high winds the Sutton Hoo estate walks, including the Royal Burial Ground, will be closed on Thursday 20th and Saturday 22nd February.

Awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

Trees on Sutton Hoo River View Walk

February Half Term at the Hoo 

Looking to spend some family time together this half term? Plan your visit here and join us to celebrate National Nest Box Week!

Upcoming events

Fashion of Archaeology

Thu 20 Feb 2020
Join us for a brand-new exhibition exploring the Fashion of Archaeology- where archaeology and costume history combine.

National Nestbox Week: Make A Nestbox

Fri 21 Feb 2020
Make a home for wildlife this half term by constructing a bird nest box.

Gruesome Graves

Sat 22 Feb 2020
Take our free family tour to discover gruesome stories we've had to leave out of our 'normal' tours ...

Relaxed Time

Sun 23 Feb 2020
Sutton Hoo's new relaxed time is aimed especially at visitors who would appreciate a quieter experience. During this time we are taking steps to help visitors who are living with autism or dementia.

Birds of the River Deben

Sat 29 Feb 2020
Wrap up warm, strap on your walking boots and enjoy a guided walk down to the River Deben to discover more about the birds who call this place their home.

Manual Photography Workshop

Sun 01 Mar 2020
Afraid to use manual mode on your camera? Fear no more! Explore Sutton Hoo through the lens of your camera and discover top tips from an expert photographer on developing your manual photographic skills.
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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