Learning at Washington Old Hall

Two children inspecting their pond dipping catch

We offer a variety of learning opportunities relating to history, nature and conservation.

What we offer

Our learning focuses on medieval times to the 17th-century and the early 20th-century. Both indoor and outdoor activities are available. Activities can be tailored to suit your needs, helping deliver National Curriculum subjects including history and the environment.

Tudor day

Key Stages 1 and 2

Explore life in Tudor times through the eyes of a peasant seeking work in the manor of Washington. Find out the differences between rich and poor, dress in a 16th-century costume, attend a banquet, play with Tudor toys and make Tudor crafts. 
For further information, contact the Hall on 0191 416 6879 or email us for more information.

Nature trail

Key Stages 1 and 2

Explore many different habitats to see which beasts like to hang around the pond, dead wood, long grasses and meadow, feeding station and bushes. Also learn about the life cycle of the honey bee.
For further details, email Sarah Murray.

Education group membership

Education group membership of the National Trust is a great bargain for schools. It gives your whole school free admission to all National Trust sites for a year. For further information, please contact the Hall on 0191 4166879.