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Washington Old Hall

Address: The Avenue | Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE38 7LE, England
Phone Number: 44 191 416 6879
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Seaton, Devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Washington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amazing venue, so beautiful both inside and out in the gardens. Staff incredibly friendly, helpful and professional! They catered to our every need! Loved everything about it!

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UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our second visit to the property, but the first with a wheelchair user. Wheelchairs can access all the ground floor, but none of the first. They can access all the garden - there are paved pathways and a lift to the lower level of the garden. The gentlemen at reception was extremely helpful regarding access. Although reception is... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Enjoyed afternoon tea kindly served by volunteers. Fresh sandwiches, scones with quality jam and clotted cream, marmalade cake and walnut cake better than mother used to make! The gardens free to visitors are a delight. Tommy, a volunteer gardener was hard at work but keen to talk about the plants. We hope to visit often and can recommend it to... More

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Lancs
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We arrived as they opened the gardens and café at 10am on Sunday. The formal gardens could do with a bit of attention, but the wild garden was fantastic and gave us some thoughts to ponder upon. The café is run by friends of the Hall. The ladies there were friendly as you might expect. The coffee was good and... More

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