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.

Washington Old Hall

What's on

Upcoming events

50 things

Sat 27 Aug 2016
Collect your '50 things' scrapbook and complete some adventures and activities at Washington Old Hall

Meet our digital artist

Sat 27 Aug 2016
Celebrating 60 years with the National Trust. Get involved

Story writing competition

Sun 28 Aug 2016
Help us celebrate 60 years with the National Trust. Get involved.

Nature Nuttery

Mon 29 Aug 2016
Discover which creatures live in a pond, identify the critters lurking between the logs, Learn how to build a bug hotel.

Writing workshops

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Help us celebrate 60 years with the National Trust. Get involved.

Plant It, Grow It, Eat It!

Thu 01 Sep 2016
Come along and pot up your own plant to take home, grow then eat!
Washington Old Hall

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.

Washington Old Hall

Get involved

Washington Old Hall


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.