Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

Important notice -

Sutton Hoo is now welcoming visitors again. We're revealing the new experience in stages this spring and summer, so keep reading to help plan your visit. We can't wait to see you again!

Awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

Upcoming events

Myth and Magic Sunset Walk

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Discover Sutton Hoo's enigmatic landscape as dusk begins to creep over the Royal Burial Ground.

Guided Nightingale Walk

Sat 27 Apr 2019
As the sun begins to set, beautiful Nightingale song floods the valleys at Sutton Hoo. Discover this bird song for yourself on our guided walk.

Dawn Chorus Guided Walk

Mon 06 May 2019
Prepare for an early start to hear nature's very own concert to celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day.

Sunrise Royal Burial Ground Walk

Mon 06 May 2019
As the sun begins to rise over the Anglo-Saxon Royal Burial Ground, soak up the atmosphere and discover more about the people who were laid to rest at Sutton Hoo.

Thegns of Mercia: Anglo-Saxon reenactment

Sat 25 May 2019
Step back over 1000 years in time to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Anglo-Saxon life as we host Thegns of Mercia for a weekend full of reenactment.

Gruesome Graves

Tue 28 May 2019
Take our free family tour to discover gruesome stories we've had to leave out of our 'normal' tours ...
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Our work

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Get involved

Burial Mound tour at Sutton Hoo

Join the Sutton Hoo team 

Could volunteering at Sutton Hoo be for you? Find out all about the many different roles we have available. 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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Places to stay

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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