Sutton Hoo

Hand-crafted replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

Important notice -

We're making some exciting changes to Sutton Hoo and the site will be opening in phases from late spring and summer 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

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 now that we're closed and work is underway.

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.

Upcoming events

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Shotley Library

Mon 18 Feb 2019
13:00-16:00
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 - Combs Ford (Stowmarket) East of England Co-Op

Tue 19 Feb 2019
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.

Sutton Hoo Roadshow - Beccles Library

Tue 19 Feb 2019
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 - Newmarket Library

Thu 21 Feb 2019
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 - Stoke Library

Fri 22 Feb 2019
10:00-12:00
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 - Woodbridge Library

Sat 23 Feb 2019
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.
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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 - even after we close.

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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