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Welcome to the Washburn Heritage Centre
“A hidden gem” run by volunteers to celebrate the heritage of the wonderful Washburn Valley. A stunning extension to Fewston Church, it’s free to come in!
The Centre features exhibitions about the heritage of the Valley, and we run an extensive programme of events including walks, workshops, talks and courses. At week-ends there is a popular tea-room featuring a wide selection of home-made cakes. The Centre is fully accessible and is available for hire.
From 1 November to 31 March - Sundays, 11am-4pm
From 1 April to 31 October - Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-4.30pm
Open most Bank Holidays but do check our Events Calendar
Explore the Valley & learn
about its rich heritage.
Bill Fraser of Leeds Geological Association gave a most clear and well-illustrated explanation of the geology of our areaRead more…
Game, set and match to Professor Ann Sumner for her presentation on tennis in art. Ann, one of our members, gave us a greatRead more…
A group of walkers, guided by Jane and Cheri enjoyed perfect weather and then back to the Centre for a lovely lunch prepared byRead more…
Find & Contact
Less than a mile from the A59, the Centre is next to Fewston Church with a small car park.
Washburn Heritage Centre
Harrogate HG3 1SU
T: 01943 880 794
OS grid reference SE177529