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. 

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  • Where did they live?

    On Thursday 19 March 13 walkers enjoyed a cross-country stroll to Watson Lane, Norwood, Brown Bank, Bank Slack and the Sun Inn.

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  • Valentine’s Supper

    For the third year a full house enjoyed a 5 course dinner with romantic touches (heart shaped food items and a preponderance of

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  • Spring opening

    From April, the Washburn Heritage Centre and tea room is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11-4.30pm.

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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

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  • Heritage lottery fund - Lottery funded
  • Harrogate Borough Council
  • Yorkshire Water