Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo

Things to see and do

Sutton Hoo landscape in the misty morning

Sutton Hoo short walk 

Stretch your legs on this short walk around our special place taking in the burial mounds and wildlife in the woods.

Summer at Sutton Hoo

Upcoming events

Historia talk; Leslie Webster

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Signals of Faith; Pagan or Christian in the 7th Century?

Autumn Ramble

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Join nature expert Steve Abbott for a walk in the beautiful landscape of Sutton Hoo.

Historia talk; Dr Helen Geake

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Sutton Hoo and the Origins of the English

Historia talk; Dr Richard Hoggett

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Changing Beliefs: the Archaeology of the Christian Conversion

Historia talk; Paul Mortimer

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Dying to Look Good: the Importance of Dressing Well for Battle during the 6th and 7th Centuries

Historia talk; Sue Brunning

Sun 16 Oct 2016
Sutton Who? Archaeology and the Man in the Mound
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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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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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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.