Wed 18-Sep-2019 10:30 am
Enjoy a visit to Sutton Hoo, the Anglo Saxon site steeped in history.
WHEN: Wednesday 18 September
WHERE: Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ
TIME: 10.30am – 12.30pm (but welcome to stay afterwards)
COST: Discounted to £8.00 per member
Visit the Sutton Hoo website here for more information about the attraction.
Please note: the details below are only applicable if you are successful in the ballot.
Please arrive at 10.30am outside of the main reception so we can begin at 11am where members will enjoy a guided tour of mound one which now includes a life size replica of the famous ship in which Saxon King Raedwald was buried. You will travel back in time learning about the history of this landscape as you make your way over to the burial mounds. You will hear about the 1930s excavations and beyond to the time with the guided tour lasting approx.1.25 hours.
Afterwards explore the Exhibition Hall to discover the history of Sutton Hoo, visit the 1930s Tranmer House or enjoy a countryside walk amongst the 250 acres which boasts beautiful views of the River Deben. Refreshments are not included in the cost of this visit but there is a café available on site or you are welcome to bring picnic.
Please be aware the ground is uneven along the route to the mounds, therefore walking boots or sturdy footwear is advised. Due to the outdoor nature of the event, weather permitting clothing is also advised. Burial ground tours are not accessible for visitors in wheelchairs or PMV due to uneven and undulating ground.
There is free parking available on site.
Successful members will receive an email with payment instructions (if required) and due date. Please ensure you make payment by the due date to secure your place(s).
REGISTER BY 1 SEPTEMBER
Places at this event will be allocated by ballot. Register your interest by clicking below. A ballot will be held following the closing date and members will be contacted to advise whether they have been successful or not in obtaining a place. For joint registrations both members will be allocated places if successful in the ballot. If payment is required for an event, please follow the instructions given upon place allocation.
|Event Date||Wed 18-Sep-2019 10:30 am|
|Event End Date||Wed 18-Sep-2019 12:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||16th Jul|
|Cut off date||Sun 01-Sep-2019 11:55 pm|
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