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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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An odd place

Although it has a coherent appearance from the outside, the interior seems like a random jumble of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JJHDerbyshire
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Derbyshire
Fascinating canter through lived history

Washington Old Hall starts in 12th century, as a Norman Manor House. The big expansion happened in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hugo M
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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 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely morning visit here a couple of weeks ago. Really interesting house with links to George Washington's family. Lovely young guide was very informative and attentive to our questions. Upstairs there is a tenement room set up which is really interesting for...More

Thank fionamacaskill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it's a small house but interesting nevertheless. Full of interesting artefacts and knowledgeable staff. In fact the staff were very friendly in reception and the cafe. Said to have been the home of the Washington family, there is some good information about how this...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

George Washington is so far removed from his ancestral home that is should simply be labeled as a visit to a restore home from that century. Local volunteers tell you the story of the house and gardens. During the early 20th century when nine families...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a National Trust member and we take a trip often with our teenage son and young grandchildren. I have lived in Sunderland all of my life and had no idea that Washington village and Old Hall were so pretty and quaint! The Hall itself...More

Thank Juliebubbles
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Kennco
What is the cost for entry nobody mentioned this in their reviews
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
Are dogs allowed in the grounds
6 April 2015|
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Response from Joe P |
Yes, but not in the house itself
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