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

At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War.

The building incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington's direct ancestors, and it is from here that the family took their surname of 'Washington'.

Much used and loved by local schools and community groups, including a hugely supportive Friends organisation, the Old Hall is also popular with couples wanting intimate wedding ceremonies and companies organising corporate events.

Garden party - Swinging 60s

Cream tea and live swing music © WOH

24 August 1 – 4pm, free event
Enjoy a cream tea on the lawn and soak up the sound of a live band. Come along dressed in a 60s outfit too as we'll be celebrating 50 years of Washington New town.

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