The extraordinary life of the Venerable Bede (AD 673-735) created a rich legacy that is celebrated today at Bede's World, Jarrow, where Bede lived and worked 1300 years ago. The museum hosts;
- an interactive Age of Bede exhibition in the stunning new museum building,
- the site of the Anglo Saxon monastey - St Pauls - along with its medieval monastic ruins,
- a herb garden
- recreated timber buildings
- an Anglo saxon demonstration farm
- a cafe within historic Jarrow Hall
- and, a museum gift and book shop
A superb sculpture by local artist Fenwick Lawson
Part of the museum
The gardens have an abundance of unusual flowes and plants - specifically plants that were used as dyes or medicinal purposes.
Orchids line the paths
This horse is a rescue horse fom the RSPCA that the museum have on loan until it retuns to full fitness.