“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 the father of English history at our 11-acre historical and environmental oasis in the heart of South Tyneside.
Featuring a museum dedicated to exploring the fascinating life and legacy of Bede, an extensive Anglo-Saxon farm (home to rare-breed and rescued animals) and reconstructed Anglo-Saxon dwellings, Jarrow Hall is also showcasing the story of Northern England through its innovation, inventiveness and imagination as part of the Great Exhibition of the North's A History of the North in 100 Objects.
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.
What's On - Events and More
Taking part in our exciting Crafternoons sessions and you will make a themed craft item each week to take home. This is a drop-in session; materials will be limited and available on a first-come first-served basis so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Complimentary with general admission to Jarrow Hall. Donations welcome.
The animals who live at Jarrow Hall are rare breeds, and represent the kinds of animals the Anglo-Saxons would have known, and they live out their days on our site. Join us to meet these beautiful, fascinating beings and learn about them from our dedicated team. Complimentary with general admission to Jarrow Hall. Donations welcome.
Join us in the dragon’s lair for tales suitable for under-5s. Our storyteller will select a well-known book each week to share, and you can expect lots of interaction as our little listeners become part of the story. Each session lasts around 20 minutes and you are free to enjoy the play space when the…
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…
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…
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…