'Fairy house' appears in tree, enchanting families in Washington Village

Children are on the lookout for fairies after they set up home in an enchanted tree in Washington Village.

Friday, 26th February 2021, 2:13 pm
Updated Friday, 26th February 2021, 2:14 pm

The fairy house is inside the tree near Washington Old Hall, close to the village green. The Echo has spoken to youngsters who say they have spotted some of the little people.

Unfortunately no one has yet managed to take photographs of them and the Association of British Fairies has declined to grant the Echo’s wish, which was for an interview.

Very few people get to see the fairies, who are believed to be local. But visitors have been to look at the house within socially distanced guidelines.

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The fairies have set up home in a tree outside Washington Old Hall.

One youngster, who did not want to be named, said: “I think I saw one when I went to see the fairy house with my mam and dad. She was very beautiful and had wings."

Fairies have a natural resistance to Covid, although they also have an excellent National Elf Service.

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Fairies are living in this tree near Washington Old Hall, but very few people are lucky enough to see them.