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Sutton Hoo

Tranmer House Sutton Hoo | Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ, England
+44 1394 389700
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This house is within the National Trust archaeological burial site of Sutton Hoo. The link is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Torquay, United Kingdom
Completely "wowed" by this lovely building and setting

Went as a family - teenage sons and sometimes hard to impress but we all fell in love with Sutton... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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One of Britain's most important archaeological sites contains the burial chamber and funeral ship of the early Anglo-Saxon warrior king, Raedwald.
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Tranmer House Sutton Hoo | Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ, England
+44 1394 389700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is within the National Trust archaeological burial site of Sutton Hoo. The link is the owner of the house first investigated the mounds on the property and discovered the famous Saxon ship burial. There are a few rooms in the house open to...More

Thank 202Elizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a family - teenage sons and sometimes hard to impress but we all fell in love with Sutton Hoo. Wonderful museum with good café and lovely area in which to walk round the ancient buriel mounds. However, the house was simply bewitching. Not...More

Thank Bottomflop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting with my family. It was great to see the famous Anglo-Saxon helmet (though a replica) and all the swords, shields etc., such an important and relevant slice of history. We took the burial mounds tour which was very interesting and informative. Our guide...More

1  Thank DavidHampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely sunny day made this a perfect time to visit as it involves a lot of walking to see everything.The house kept the grandchildren amused with a treasure hunt which involved finding envelopes with the clues scattered around the rooms.And the easily followed colour...More

Thank Tonyholland233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well thought out historical site with extremely welcoming staff. I particularly enjoyed the house and the romantic story surrounding it. Could have spent longer and would recommend to anyone.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Start at the main entrance with the exhibition about the site to learn the history of England and the Danes. This gives you the context to see what would otherwise be a quick walk round some mounds of earth. It's well done, good walk round...More

1  Thank JamesLumley2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a fascinating five hours at Sutton Hoo. The best bit of the day was the tour of the burial ground. Val was a brilliant tour guide and we could really imagine what it must have been like when Basil Brown discovered the ship....More

2  Thank Jet153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Sutton Hoo several times before but this is our first visit since the production of The Kings River. The nice weather made it more enjoyable. I was glad we took a picnic, the food is ok but a little on the pricey...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this facinating National trust Mueum to discover the story of Edith Pretty the then owner of Tranmer House employing a local farmer come part time Archaeologist to excavate buriel mounds on her land and findind an Anglo-Saxon Warriors buriel site ( must have been...More

1  Thank seafarer20162016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plus side: good facilities, great story to tell, dog friendly Negatives: good viewing platform spoilt by placing it in a hollow with a tree in front of it so that you can't view much, in reconstruction of Hoo several cross head screws were visible!

Thank Freda_Wer
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6 November 2016|
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Response from Aussie135 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , the estate walk may allow a dog on alead but not to the burial grounds or the buildings. Previous posts have mentioned that.
Paul R
29 August 2016|
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Response from wanderobo | Reviewed this property |
As above. National Trust members free.
29 June 2016|
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Response from JMIC10 | Reviewed this property |
No parking price and yes you can just use the nice tea rooms you pay to see exhibition, the mounds and Mrs Pretty's house but well worth it.