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Lovely little NT property

This is one of the smaller National Trust properties in the North East but worth a visit all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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Small but beautiful

Had a lovely visit to this small but beautiful NT property. Unfortunately there is no disabled... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue, Washington NE38 7LE, England
+44 191 416 6879
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Owned by the National Trust and well worth a visit if you are in the area. There is parking on-site but only for a few cars; there is however, plenty of parking in the road outside. Its not one of the Trusts larger properties but...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting beautiful place to visit gardens lovely small but good .lots of little pups in area to eat set in a beautiful village just at side of a gorgeous church

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the smaller National Trust properties in the North East but worth a visit all the same. Nice to look round the home and enjoy the views of the garden, whilst playing in the play area and exploring the gardens. There is...More

Thank LYPud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this small but beautiful NT property. Unfortunately there is no disabled access to the upper floors where the exhibitions are but they have installed a lift in the garden to facilitate easier access to the 2 different levels. They have...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small car-park for 5 cars,on -street available Access tricky for those with walking difficulties/wheelchair as lift to lower level is out-of-order.House is really interesting with excellent guides.Surprise to learn house had previously been tenements,hard to believe life of those in such small rooms.Nice little cafe...More

Thank quadrant2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a small parking area outside this delightful building. It is a very well maintained house with original features. There are historical artefacts of George Washington's ancestors and families who lived in this house when it was being tenemented. There is also a well...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place. Parking is on the streer so can be a bit difficult. A good few steps to the upper gallery's .the gardens are good but not a vast area .Orchard and pond a bit over grown but proablly better in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing visit and surprisingly rewarding. We anticipated a short visit but when we arrived we were greeted by a lady who was a mine of information and she gave us a history of the hall, which was riveting. We spent a good...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Revisit as it turns out almost to the day. The hall is interesting not just in an 'it's an old Manor House with huge historical connections " but also in that it housed regular families until fairly recently. However what swings this place for me...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 11 June 2018

OK, we didn't (time pressures) get to go round the Old Hall but the gardens were pleasant for a cup of coffee, a meg stretch, and for the dog to unwind a bit and do its business. We chose the Old Hall because it's halfway...More

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19 March 2018|
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Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
About two hours including a short stop at the delicious cafe on site.
19 September 2016|
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Response from jantNorthEastUk | Reviewed this property |
It is around £5.50 per adult. Or £6 if gift aided. Important to check Website too for opening times as can be closed for events
jackie c
7 April 2015|
Response from Joe P |
Yes, but not in the house itself