“Possibly my favourite place in the world... certainly the most important Anglo-Saxon site in the world"
Dr Janina Ramirez - Cultural historian, broadcaster and author


Discover the incredible world of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and the extraordinary life of Bede - the father of English history - at our historic and environmental oasis in the heart of South Tyneside. Set across 11 acres, Jarrow Hall features a museum dedicated to exploring the life and legacy of Bede, alongside an extensive Anglo-Saxon farm and reconstructed Anglo-Saxon dwellings.


We're embarking on a mission to transform our farm into an animal sanctuary while enhancing the story we tell about how the Anglo-Saxons lived and worked with animals. Already home to over 70 rare-breed and rescued individuals, donations will support essential improvements for our current and future residents.

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Open six days a week Tuesday to Sunday, Jarrow Hall is suitable for visitors of all ages and is companion animal-friendly too. See our Opening Times and Visitor Information page to plan your visit.


Jarrow Hall is managed and operated by Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle in partnership with South Tyneside Council and supported by Port of Tyne.


What's On - Events and More



Growing up in Anglo-Saxon England

There will be a Friends of the World of Bede lecture by Dr. Becky Gowland on 24th November 2018, in the conference room at the Bede Museum, Jarrow Hall. The lecture will start at 11 a.m. The subject of the lecture will be: “Growing Up in Anglo-Saxon England” This talk will examine the funerary and…

Christmas Activities at Jarrow Hall

    Saturday 1st December 10.00- 16:00- Normal Admission Fees Apply. Santa Packs Collect your bag from reception when you pay admission and follow the instructions to collect items to make your very own Santa pack. Items include the following: • A Carrot for Rudolph • Reindeer Dust (Eco friendly) • Hot Chocolate Cone and Marshmallows…

Jarrow Hall Festive Food and Gift Fayre

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, 10am – 4pm Join us at Jarrow Hall for our annual Festive Food and Gift Fayre. Escape the city centre rush, enjoy complimentary parking and find beautiful gifts for your loved ones (and yourself!) while supporting independent businesses and local crafters here at our historical and environmental oasis in…


Join the Jarrow Hall Team as Programme Lead (Culture and Heritage)

Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle has been changing places and changing lives in Tyneside for 25 years. We are a busy, diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnerships and the delivery of quality projects, the latest of which is Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum; a world-unique visitor attraction and cultural…

Happy Holidays

Our first year is coming to a close and we would like to thank everyone who has made it so special. We’ve celebrated birthdays, weddings, music festivals and craft fayres; none of which would have been possible without your continued support. From all of us at Jarrow Hall and Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle, we wish you a…

North East Festival brings a taste of the world…

A new event which is championing independent food and drink producers will give visitors the chance to take a trip around the world – without even leaving the North East. The inaugural Flavours and Beats Festival will be held at Jarrow Hall, Church Bank, Jarrow, on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25, with a…

With plenty for everyone to discover, learn and enjoy, why not get an Unlimited Pass? Pay once and enjoy complimentary general admission for a year plus a 10% discount at our gift shop and Hive Coffee Company, as well as discounts on ticketed events and more.

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