Sutton Hoo

Important notice -

To see Swords of Kingdoms: The Staffordshire Hoard at Sutton Hoo please book your site admission in advance along with a free timed ticket for the exhibition. Tickets are available up to four weeks in advance.

Awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

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What's on

Upcoming events

Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration

Sat 13 Aug 2022
Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.


Sat 13 Aug 2022
Join our Anglo-Saxon storytellers in the woods at Sutton Hoo to hear epic tales.

Theatre in the Forest: Macbeth presented by the Red Rose Chain Theatre Company

Sat 13 Aug 2022
“Something wicked this way comes!” Suffolk's biggest outdoor theatrical event, Theatre in the Forest, is coming to Sutton Hoo.

Sand Tray Archaeology

Mon 15 Aug 2022
Become a family of archaeologists and learn how archaeologists uncover the past beneath our feet. Have a go yourselves and see what you discover in our archaeology sand trays.

Hands on at the Hoo

Tue 16 Aug 2022
Get up close and personal with some of the replica Sutton Hoo objects, including pieces you can handle! Find out about the links between Sutton Hoo and the Staffordshire Hoard.

Ramble with the Ranger

Fri 19 Aug 2022
Take a ramble with our Ranger, Jonathan, and see Sutton Hoo from a different perspective, exploring the different wildlife that calls this special place home.
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Things to see and do

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Places to stay

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Children trying out an Anglo-Saxon shield for size in the High Hall exhibition

Learning at Sutton Hoo 

Discover our learning experiences for your educational group and schools.

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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