Things to see & do

Discover these special spaces and places

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Washington Old Hall plays host to all kinds of events - you can join a workshop, come along and meet the staff, or enjoy some outdoor theatre.




There are always seasonal garden trails to complete at Washington Old Hall. Or take the opportunity to discover a bit more about the Hall and the village on our Washington Easy Walk, which you can download below.

Don't miss...

  • The feeling of the past in the home of George Washington's ancestors
  • Discover what it was like to live in the 1930s in the Tenement Room
  • Admire the solid oak furniture of Tudor times
  • Check out the collection of 'Washingtonabilia'
  • Stroll through the pretty formal gardens scented with herbs and flower
  • See the newly planted orchard, which will provide native apples
  • Hear the birds in the Nuttery, and see them enjoying the new pond
  • Enjoy tea and cake in the new accessible tea-room in the garden

An Introduction to Prodding

Thursday 10 April
10am - 1pm followed by tea and biscuits.
Learn traditional rag rug making skills with a contemporary application. Led by Wendy Costello.
£15 per person

Dawn Chorus Stroll

Morning Chorus

Saturday 12 April 
The dawn chorus is a sound to behold. Join us for an early morning stroll in our gardens with an ornithologist who will distinguish the different bird song.
Charge £5 breakfast included

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Cadbury Easter 2013

18 – 21 April, 11am - 4pm
Trail in the gardens to win a Cadbury chocolate egghead and Easter crafts
Charge: Trail and Crafts £1 each