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Washington Old Hall

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Improved since our last visit

Our last visit was in April 2016 and we wanted to return as we enjoyed the visit last time. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Nice place.

On arrival you are given a talk about the place which is good, then left to wander around on your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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Washington Old Hall Lodge The Avenue, Washington NE38 7LE, England
+44 191 416 6879
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming little property in the NT collection, well worth a visit. Should appeal to our US friends as they show George Washington's family tree and film of President Jimmy Carter's visit to the house. Friendly and helpful staff (just the one). Small café and supporters...More

Thank miketheteeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We're NT members, so it was no cost, but it isn't that much if you aren't. We spent about an hour an a half here. There were a couple gentleman there offering up information, so that added to our visiting time, an interesting video and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live 3 minutes from here and shamefully this is the first time we have visited! It will now be a regular thing for us. The main house is beautiful, the girls were amazed by the kitchen area and the bedroom. There was a mouse...More

1  Thank 898zarae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit for America can very suitors in particular but enjoyable for anyone. Limited on-site parking but free parking on the road outside. Good coffe shop and small shop.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our last visit was in April 2016 and we wanted to return as we enjoyed the visit last time. We parked outside on the road and there was a new reception area and a small cafe area with toilets - very pleasant. Lovely to hear...More

Thank WidleyTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival you are given a talk about the place which is good, then left to wander around on your own. Not a huge place but very interesting. Worth a visit.

Thank S D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you look at the blurb it looks as if this place has a link with George Washington. Well it does insomuch that something like his great great great great grandfather’s uncle’s grandparents once lived there. So it’s a tenuous link to say the least...More

1  Thank 642martinc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Althouy nothimg is orphane to the barn, furniture n China have been brought in and sympathetically arranged. Room guide was excellent. It isn’t a large property but worth visiting due to the Washington connection.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The significance of the building is its links to the ancestors of the American President, and an interesting and chequered late history. Less so as an old manor house - so much renovated and refurnished it seems almost new. Pleasant gardens to stroll in. A...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Visited as National Trust for Scotland members and found a hidden gem in the desert of Washington New Town. Fantastic history over the centuries and a really knowledgeable and chatty guide. It is not a big property and a visit is relatively short but if...More

Thank J M
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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