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National Trust strike back at Hoo critic

National Trust strike back at Hoo critic
trefwoorden: UK - Sutton Hoo
Sutton Hoo has hit the headlines again after a national journalist claimed it is nothing more than an "ace visitor centre with some nice bumps thrown in".
Giles Worsley claimed, in the Daily Telegraph this week, that the 5.3m visitor centre has now become the main attraction, detracting from the ancient burial mounds themselves.
He spoke to a guide at the centre who told him some visitors did not even bother to walk to the mounds.
Worsley writes: "The visitor centre has become the attraction in its own right, an excuse for a nice outing and a cup of tea.

Lees verder bij: Evening Star (6 september 2003)