Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

Important notice -

We're making some exciting changes to Sutton Hoo, and the site, including estate walks, is now closed to visitors until Easter 2019. We'll be sharing regular updates here on the website, so do take a look and see what we're up to!

Awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

Anglo-Saxon King Raedwald brandishes his spear at Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo appeal 

Extraordinary treasures were found buried at Sutton Hoo. With your support the full story of their discovery will be revealed, as we begin to transform the site.

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Members of the public with an expert and the Sutton Hoo helmet

Sutton Hoo goes on tour!

As Sutton Hoo closes after 30 September to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas. If you can’t come to Sutton Hoo, Sutton Hoo will come to you!

Upcoming events

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Glemsford Library

Tue 23 Oct 2018
10:30-13:00
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas and children's activities.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Lavenham Library

Tue 23 Oct 2018
10:30-14:30
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas, engaging formal talk and children's activities.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Long Melford Library

Wed 24 Oct 2018
10:30-14:30
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas and children's activities.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Beccles Library

Thu 25 Oct 2018
10:30-14:30
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas and children's activities.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Southwold Library

Thu 25 Oct 2018
11:00-14:30
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas and children's activities.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Haverhill Library

Fri 26 Oct 2018
10:30-14:30
As Sutton Hoo closes to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas and children's activities.
Sutton Hoo

Learning

Child explores Anglo Saxon life at Sutton Hoo

Discover a different way to learn 

Discover our learning experiences for your educational group - even after we close.

Sutton Hoo

Art and collections

Photo Albums from the Lack and Wagstaff Collection

Conservation in Action at Sutton Hoo 

During the 1939 dig, Mercie Lack and Barbara Wagstaff, two amateur photographers, documented part of the excavations, capturing a moment in time which would have otherwise been lost. Here’s how we’re taking care of those photos for the future.

Our collections

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