Washington Old Hall

The seventeenth-century manor house, Washington Old Hall, Tyne & Wear

Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA

Washington Old Hall

Things to see and do

An illustration by Cyril Lomax

Cyril Lomax: Life at the Somme 1916 

Open until Monday 31 October, new exhibition 'Cyril Lomax: Life at the Somme 1916' displays images and diary extracts from local reverend, Cyril Lomax. Conceived by Friends of Washington Old Hall Bill Arbuckle and Ged Parker.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Gulliver's Travels

Wed 17 Aug 2016
Join Lemuel Gulliver on a fantastical and hilarious voyage into the unknown... Meet the tiny people of Lilliput and the giants of Brobdingnag; visit the flying island of Laputa and a country peopled (or horsed?) entirely by talking horses...
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Our work

Birds looking at each other by the pond Washington Old Hall

Unearth our wildlife 

Find our more about the wildlife conservation work we're doing at the hall and how you can get involved.

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Get involved

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Two children inspecting their pond dipping catch

A different way to learn 

Discover the range of learning experiences and activities we can offer your education group.