Washington Old Hall

Teasel in the nuttery overlooking the hall

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

Visit an exhibition and discover history

Washington Old Hall

What's on 

Upcoming events

Christmas Crafts: Wreath making

Wed 21 Nov 2018
The festive season is upon us and with December just around the corner, it's time to adorn your front door with a wreath.

Sunderland Film Shorts - Comedies

Thu 22 Nov 2018
Join us for our 3rd Sunderland Film Shorts screening in the great hall. Enjoy a hand selected choice of this year's best comedies.

Illuminating the gardens

Sat 01 Dec 2018
Celebrate the festive season and experience Washington Old Hall in a different light. We're opening later, so that we keep the doors open for longer.

Meet the Green Man

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Visit the Green Man on his tree lined grotto. Years ago, instead of visiting Father Christmas, many parents would take their children into the woods to meet the Green Man, a pagan tree spirit. He would offer a blessing of good fortune
Washington Old Hall


Visitors at the cafe

Eating at Washington Old Hall 

At Washington Old Hall cafe you can choose from a range of freshly made food - including gluten-free options - and relax within peaceful surroundings. Tucked away within the gardens, there is a small outdoor courtyard with seating or you can opt to sit indoors.

Washington Old Hall

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Washington Old Hall on the National Trust Collections website