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Address: The Avenue | Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE38 7LE, England
Phone Number: 44 191 416 6879

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engagement

Visited here today as a guest at an engagment party . We had afternoon tea which was lovely. It was a lovely setting for the party. I would recommend this venue for any... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Susie1939
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visited here today as a guest at an engagment party . We had afternoon tea which was lovely. It was a lovely setting for the party. I would recommend this venue for any celebration. Although it is not the largest of venues it accommodated about 50 of us guite easily. .

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I am very lucky to live within walking distance of Washington old hall. We have had U S presidents visit as this is the birth place of George Washingtons family. So I guess this old hall plays a Hugh part in American history. It is well worth a visit as it is of great historical importance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

The neighboring cities are trying to claim a great Washington landmark, going back to the days of County Durham!

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Washington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited the Old Hall at the end of November. The Hall and Gardens were officially closed for the winter, but opened on a Sunday for the annual 'Frost Fayre' On a cold and frosty morning, received a warm welcome from a National Trust rep named 'Joe' This chap was a wealth of information and obviously passionate about his contribution to... More 

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Seaton, Devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really enjoyed seeing this ancestral home of the Washington's. Interesting connections with the USA, including all the volumes of George Washington's correspondence. Well looked after, sadly too wet on our visit to see the gardens - will return for sure. Great tea room too, run and provided by the 'Friends'.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
46 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

This is a national trust property and as we are members we thought we would take a look. It is a medium sized house with pretty much free access to everywhere. It is very interesting and we were given a paper guide on loan as we walked around. We saw all of the house in about an hour so its... More 

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Hawthorn,Co.Durham
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88 reviews 88 reviews
34 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited the Hall late October when the leaves were falling and there were few flowers left in the garden but the volunteers explained to us just what we had missed! However we still thought it was a nice time to look around the Nuttery where the gardeners were cutting down the wild flower garden to allow a great display... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very interesting historical house. Small but packed with info and artefacts. Small compact garden and delightful tearoom with home cooked food provided by locals.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As have national trust cards we came along for a visit as was 'free'. Is a small property with a lovely garden but not that much to see. It was really busy when we visited too which didn't help either as felt even smaller. Wouldn't make the journey especially to come and visit, but if passing and have a card... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Have been close to this property many times and broke our journey North to visit. Really friendly welcoming staff, beautiful building and gardens. We only had a brief look round the hall as the sunny day, first for a while, was tempting me outside. We watched two short, informative, films about the house and history, visited each room where there... More 

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