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Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo burial mound at sunrise

Releasing the Story of Sutton Hoo 

We’re embarking on a £4million project to transform your experience of Sutton Hoo. Keep up to date with everything that's going on, even after we close after 30 September.

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Sun sets behind Tranmer House at Sutton Hoo

September at Sutton Hoo

We are bursting with activity this September in our last month of opening. Join us for one last cream tea?

What's Happening at Sutton Hoo

Upcoming events

Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo

Wed 26 Sep 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...

Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo

Wed 26 Sep 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...

Tales by Torchlight: Beowulf

Fri 28 Sep 2018
18:30-20:00
Gather round as the sun sets over Sutton Hoo and hear one of the most famous Anglo-Saxon tales of heroes, dragons, feasts and battles: Beowulf.

Historia - Dr Richard Hoggett: Angels of Death: The role of women in Anglo-Saxon burial practices

Sun 30 Sep 2018
14:00-16:00
This lecture examines growing historical and archaeological material which sheds light on the important role which women played in burial practices of East Anglian Anglo-Saxons before, during and after their conversion to Christianity.
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Eating and shopping

A slice of the lime pie

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

Burial Mound tour at 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

A group enjoys a burial mound tour at Sutton Hoo

Bring your group 

Take part in a guided mound tour, enjoy an exhibition talk or browse through the shelves of our second hand bookshop as you explore our special place with your group.

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Our work

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Places to stay

Want to stay a little longer?

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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