Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

Important notice -

Sutton Hoo estate, walks, Royal Burial Ground, shop and cafe are now open. We'll be revealing the new look Exhibition Hall and Tranmer House in the late summer. Keep reading to help plan your visit. We can't wait to see you again!

Awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

Thegns of Mercia at Sutton Hoo

Summer fun at the Hoo! 

Calling all adventurers! Join us for a marvellous array of activities this summer from re-enactments to real life archaeology, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Upcoming events

Volunteer Taster Session

Wed 26 Jun 2019
Could you help bring the stories of Sutton Hoo to life for our visitors from all over the world?

Archaeology Live - Geophysics

Wed 26 Jun 2019
Help us scan Sutton Hoo and build a better picture of what lays deep beneath the soil.

Gruesome Graves

Sat 29 Jun 2019
Take our free family tour to discover gruesome stories we've had to leave out of our 'normal' tours ...

Sae Wylfings: Anglo-Saxon Re-enactment

Sat 13 Jul 2019
Take a step back in time with the Sae Wylfing Anglo-Saxon re-enactment group for the beginning of our Festival of Archaeology.

Autumn Birds

Sun 28 Jul 2019
Join Steve Abbott for a stroll to Sutton Hoo’s precious salt marsh on the River Deben, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Be inspired by the stunning views and the wading birds that are making their way to warmer climes as winter approaches.

Ramble with the Ranger

Mon 29 Jul 2019
Take a ramble with our Ranger, Jonathan, and see Sutton Hoo from a different perspective. There might be a chance to tick off some of the 50 Things along the way!
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Eating and shopping

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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

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