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Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum

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Church Bank, Jarrow NE32 3DY, England
+44 191 424 1585
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Wonderful.

Great day out for the whole family. Reasonable prices especially if you get the yearly ticket. Lots... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Margaret D
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Durham
Well worth a visit

I have been to Bede's World many times & was very interested to see what it was like after the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Avrilmann
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Discover the incredible world of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and the extraordinary life of Bede - the father of English history - at our 11-acre historical and environmental oasis. Jarrow Hall features at its heart a museum dedicated to exploring the fascinating life and legacy of Bede, an extensive Anglo-Saxon demonstration farm and reconstructed historic dwellings. With everything from farm talks to face-painting, combat to crafts, learning to lectures and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Jarrow Hall. Whether you're visiting our museum and Anglo-Saxon farm or just coming along for a quick coffee, lunch or meeting, Hive Coffee Company is also open throughout the week in Jarrow Hall House for all to enjoy. Jarrow Hall is suitable for visitors of all ages and is pet-friendly too. See our Opening Times and Visitor Information page on our website for more detail and to plan your visit.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Church Bank, Jarrow NE32 3DY, England
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great day out for the whole family. Reasonable prices especially if you get the yearly ticket. Lots of things to do and see and suitable for all ages. Great staff.

1  Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I have been to Bede's World many times & was very interested to see what it was like after the re-opening. It was very good. The museum has been spruced up & the farm has had a very much needed make-over. The staff were very...More

1  Thank Avrilmann
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A very good lunch time stop with Jimmy and Joan. Good quality food if a little expensive. Located near Bede's World and St Paul's Church in Jarrow.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This centre covers the story of Bede and the monastery of Jarrow and Wearmouth where he spent most of his life and did his writing in an excellent, easy to understand exhibition. There is also an Anglo-Saxon village and farm, and they also have talks...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

After some initial confusion about whether it was open ( on Bank Holiday Monday- the website said it was both open and shut depending where you looked) and the door being locked when we arrived in an empty car park, it picked up. The Re-...More

1  Thank Alison N
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went over this morning, a little bit weary because I loved Bede's world and didn't know how much it had changed....I was pleasantry surprised that it was much the same but with a fresher look and feel to it! It has a great insight on...More

1  Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Called in today for a walk around what used to be Bede's World with my wife. The museum gives a fascinating look at the life that Bede would have lived and the type of houses around during the Anglo-Saxon time. The farm animals are also...More

1  Thank Blaine W
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth visiting if you like history. A well crafted museum in a striking modern building - and an excellent tea room next door in the old house.

1  Thank Jeremy N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The museum's main focus is the life and work of the Venerable Bede and set in the context of Anglo Saxon times. The Anglo Saxon farm is very atmospheric and is a pleasant place to spend an hour especially on a sunny day. Spend some...More

1  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I was saddened when I heard Bede's World had closed, but am happy it has re-opened (even if so don't understand the name change). The museum is reasonably priced in terms of entry and the gift shop. The indoor part of the museum is a...More

1  Thank Keith B
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