This is one of the smallest National Trust properties. Despite this it is worth visiting because it is well restored and laid out. Obviously the name attracts most people as the ancestral home of the George Washington family but the great man never visited the...更多
We were passing through this area after a great holiday in Northumberland. We'd already admired the Angel of the North nearby and had decided we'd like to visit a National Trust site.
This was a fascinating place to visit with a lot of history attached...更多
Although it has a coherent appearance from the outside, the interior seems like a random jumble of leftover bits of architecture through the ages with no regard for scale. For example, there is an oak panelled fireplace that sits in a room far too small...更多
The ancestral home of the Washington family that numbers amongst them George Washington this NT doesn't actually oversell its lineage. The hall is an attractive property that until the thirties was used as tenement house with numerous working class families lodging their. This is actually...更多
Had a very enjoyable first visit to this property yesterday. Lovely tranquil gardens particularly around the Nuttery a wildlife haven with clever paths to explore which give the impression of a much larger space. The lady gardeners we encountered were very friendly and knowledgeable (even...更多
I am an NT member so it was a delight to drive past this house! A quick stop and inside for a look! Although much has been done in this place the NT have done their usual magic and made it glorious! The volunteers are,...更多
This place is quite small but packed with history. Lots of people around to give you a history lesson. Outside are some nice formal and wild gardens. Acivities are arranged in holidays for kids. Nice place to visit.