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Washington Old Hall

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Just passing through

This gem of a little National Trust venue is an ideal stop off for a couple of hours with the kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zacharyjamesdad
George Washington's Ancestral Home

Not a huge NT site, but steeped in history bring the ancestral home of the first US president. Some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
durham05
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Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue, Washington NE38 7LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to visit this lovely National Trust property. The staff and property are a delight. And a visit to the cafe had to be done. Small but clean and staff who can not do enough for you. One staff member stood out - Marie. A...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gem of a little National Trust venue is an ideal stop off for a couple of hours with the kids. A really nice garden with a little play park and garden area for the children to play and learn, there's also a lovely little...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a huge NT site, but steeped in history bring the ancestral home of the first US president. Some interesting exhibits. Garden is small but nicely maintained. Is lovely in the summer. Cafe nice if rather expensive.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This National Trust property was well worth the visit. After our planned day out fell apart, long story, we found ourselves in unfamiliar territory and, after a quick look at the map, decided to take a trip here instead. Our first impression driving through the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lived nearby for years but never visited. It’s a lovely thing to recreate the house in The 15/16th century. In the early 20th century it was converted into tenements and is cleverly and tastefully shows this history in an upstairs room . History of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to come here because we hadn't been here before. The parking on the grounds is not very good but their is parking on road side. When we parked and went to the information point to sign in the staff were really friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Given that we live in the area, it has taken many years to get around to visiting the Old Hall. It’s not a large place, but we’ll worth a visit. The guide who told us the history of the house was very informative and helpful....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wamish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

National Trust have done a great job so it reflects not just the ancestry of US president but also the use to provide social housing in 1900s. Add in a cafe, car park, kid's play area, formal & informal gardens then it is a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed close by and just dropped in, thank goodness we did, the on site staff/volunteers were so knowledgeable and interesting it made for a very good day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ShropshirePandA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here are excellent; helpful and knowledgeable. There have been a few changes over the summer which, for those of you who know this place will mean a change in the exhibits and feeling of the once more natural part of the garden. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Mandolouk
March 19, 2018|
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Response from NigelB940 | Reviewed this property |
About two hours including a short stop at the delicious cafe on site.
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Kennco
September 19, 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
April 6, 2015|
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Response from Joe P |
Yes, but not in the house itself
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