A new town in Tyne and Wear, Washington is a variety of urbanized villages, equidistant from the cities of Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham.
You can reach all three cities in about 20 minutes by road, but there is plenty to keep you busy in the immediate area.
On the one hand, Washingtones where the family of George Washington lived until the XVI century.
Its ancestral seat is a National Trust property, with 17th-century architecture and interiors dating back hundreds of years.
Two instantly recognisable landmarks in the north East, the Penshaw Monument and the Angel of the North, are located in Washington’s backyard, as are the incomparable Beamish Museum and the Riverside Ground, for international and first-class cricket.
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