Washington Old Hall
Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA
Visit an exhibition and discover history
Through local artist Theresa Easton’s fantastic The Sunderland Book Project exhibition you can join us to celebrate Sunderland. Browse over 65 pieces of innovative handmade books created by a national or international artist, designer, bookmaker or printmaker.
Reverend Canon Cyril Lomax recorded much of the devastation of The Battle of the Somme through art and writing. 'Cyril Lomax: Life at the Somme 1916' exhibits his artistic drawings of life in the trenches as well as his descriptions of what he saw.
In 2016, we celebrated 60 years since this special place came into the National Trust's care. To help us commemorate the anniversary, we asked some special guests to share their memories with us. Here, you can listen to their stories from the past.
Visit The Washington Room
The first President of the United States, George Washington's origins start right here, in Washington. William de Hertburn had no idea that his name would make history and even become one of the most powerful cities in the world.
Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Washington Old Hall on the National Trust Collections website