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Jarrow Hall, the world’s only Anglo-Saxon farm and village and Bede Museum, is officially opening its doors full-time this weekend following on from its takeover by Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle. The site features a museum dedicated to the life and times of the famous monk, with other features and attractions.

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St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow

St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow

0.24km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

The monastery at Jarrow was one of Europe's most influential centres of learning and culture in the 7th century. The remains standing today are from the medieval monastery, but part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery survives today as the chancel of St Paul's Church. Inside the church, cemented into the wall of the tower, is the original stone slab which records in a Latin inscription the dedication of the church on 23 April AD 685, which is the oldest church dedication stone in England.

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnel

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnel

1.13km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

This was Britain’s first purpose-built cyclist tunnel, and it links to routes along the United Kingdom’s National Cycling network. The tunnels were built to connect the Tyneside neighborhoods of Howdon and Jarrow. A wondrful engineering project which involved miners operating in compressed air to excavate the tunnels. It actually consists of two tunnels running in parallel, one for pedestrian use with a 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in) diameter, and a larger 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in) diameter tunnel for pedal cyclis

St Peter's Church, Wallsend

St Peter's Church, Wallsend

3.1km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

St. Peter's is an Anglo-Saxon church located in Monthwearmouth, Sunderland, that was first built in 674 CE by the local noble Benedict Biscop. It is one of three churches in the Parish of Monkwearmouth. The others are All Saints' Church, Monkwearmouth and St Andrew's Church, Roker.

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

3.28km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery has been at the heart of the community, bringing world-class exhibitions and events to the region.The Museum today occupies the whole of the former Library building and the fine art collection consists of approximately 500 items. The collection includes works by nationally recognised artists such as 'The Last Boat In' by Charles Napier Hemy, 'The Approaching Storm' by Thomas Sidney Cooper, and 'Blackberrying' by Harold C. Harvey.

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

3.6km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

Arbeia was a large Roman fort in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, now ruined, and which has been partially reconstructed. It was first excavated in the 1870s and all modern buildings on the site were cleared in the 1970s. It is managed by Tyne and Wear Museums as Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum.

Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum

3.72km from Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village, and Bede Museum

Segedunum was a Roman fort at modern-day Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. The fort lay at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall near the banks of the River Tyne, forming the easternmost portion of the wall. It was in use as a garrison for approximately 300 years, from around 122 AD, almost up to 400AD. Today, Segedunum is the most thoroughly excavated fort along Hadrian's Wall, and is operated as Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum.

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