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Washington Old Hall

Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue | Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE38 7LE, England
+44 191 416 6879
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Small but lovely

Really impressive little Hall and gardens with alot of history. Well worth a visit but would keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca M
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Small, beautiful hall

This is one of the smallest National Trust properties. Despite this it is worth visiting because it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
md1mm
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Sheffield, UK
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Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue | Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE38 7LE, England
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+44 191 416 6879

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really impressive little Hall and gardens with alot of history. Well worth a visit but would keep away from when the American cruise liners are in!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the smallest National Trust properties. Despite this it is worth visiting because it is well restored and laid out. Obviously the name attracts most people as the ancestral home of the George Washington family but the great man never visited the...More

1  Thank md1mm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small property and gardens , but well worth a visit , picturesque gardens and wildlife trails , place is very into wildlife too , with hides and observation points. House is smaller than many national trust places but well presented and well renovated. Informative and...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were passing through this area after a great holiday in Northumberland. We'd already admired the Angel of the North nearby and had decided we'd like to visit a National Trust site. This was a fascinating place to visit with a lot of history attached...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Although it has a coherent appearance from the outside, the interior seems like a random jumble of leftover bits of architecture through the ages with no regard for scale. For example, there is an oak panelled fireplace that sits in a room far too small...More

Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Washington Old Hall starts in 12th century, as a Norman Manor House. The big expansion happened in Tudor times, and the ground floor is currently illustrative of life in a Manor in Tudor Times. On the third floor we see the family tree of George...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The ancestral home of the Washington family that numbers amongst them George Washington this NT doesn't actually oversell its lineage. The hall is an attractive property that until the thirties was used as tenement house with numerous working class families lodging their. This is actually...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Had a very enjoyable first visit to this property yesterday. Lovely tranquil gardens particularly around the Nuttery a wildlife haven with clever paths to explore which give the impression of a much larger space. The lady gardeners we encountered were very friendly and knowledgeable (even...More

Thank JOHN04LEEDS
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I am an NT member so it was a delight to drive past this house! A quick stop and inside for a look! Although much has been done in this place the NT have done their usual magic and made it glorious! The volunteers are,...More

Thank KirkbyTony
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This place is quite small but packed with history. Lots of people around to give you a history lesson. Outside are some nice formal and wild gardens. Acivities are arranged in holidays for kids. Nice place to visit.

Thank tilleytots
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Kennco
19 September 2016|
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Response from jantNorthEastUk | Reviewed this property |
It is around £5.50 per adult. Or £6 if gift aided. Important to check Website too for opening times as can be closed for events
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jackie c
7 April 2015|
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Response from Joe P |
Yes, but not in the house itself
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