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Washington Old Hall

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Address: Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue | Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE38 7LE, England
Phone Number: +44 191 416 6879
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10:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful Heritage

We called in on a very wet afternoon and found this hall so interesting and cozy. I discovered my ancestor John de Lacy had signed the Magna Carter from the histogram on the wall... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We called in on a very wet afternoon and found this hall so interesting and cozy. I discovered my ancestor John de Lacy had signed the Magna Carter from the histogram on the wall so blown away!

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited as a quick stop off on the way back home after a couple of days in the area. As members of National trust it was free but normally a small charge. Lovely house well kept and rooms contain pictures with information about its historic link to Washington (U.S.A). We did find the information on some pictures very limited but... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was really quite surprised by this NT property. The history of the house is interesting and there was trails and quizzes for the children. The gardens are beautiful, boasting croquet and wooden hobby horses on the lawn. There is also a small outdoor play area and a nuttery. We were fortunate enough to spot a few squirrels too! We... More 

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Thank lovelyeverafter
Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in the afternoon and enjoyed our visit. You can explore the rooms and look at the artefacts around. There is only a written explanations of the downstairs rooms but the National Trust gentleman was very informative. Upstairs there is a good exhibition about the history of the house and the Washington family. There is also a video of... More 

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Thank DoreenH_10
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Called in after a walking tour of Washington following the WW1 Poppy Trail. An interesting history linked to America

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and informative lecture as part of the Sunderland festival of literature. This took place in the old house itself.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We found Washington Old Hall to be a really interesting place, with quite a chequered history. It had a real old charm about it & it was really nice to learn about the various people connected to it. The National Trust has gone to great lengths to provide several different exhits, which give you a clearer understanding of what the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Blink and you pass the entrance to a small car park (for about 8 cars) - easier to park on the road. The Hall is an haven of peace and tranquility in the suburbs - surrounded as it is by a small park and Washington cemetery. The light oak panelled room was different - normally stained dark. There were displays... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

So much detail was offered to allow visitors to not only learn about the Washington family & the American link....but to experience how life was during it's many centuries. The Somme exhibition was an added bonus.

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Thank Gill S
Washington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

lovely Grounds, Pleasant Staff, Something For Everybody, Suits All ages, Plus The History. Grandkids Loved It !! and so did we.

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