** Due to the pandemic 'Divines Tearoom' is currently closed. The Bounds Cafe is open for refreshments & snacks daily 11am-4pm**
Ushaw was founded over 200 years ago to educate students for the Catholic priesthood, the vast estate contains buildings designed by Augustus Pugin and his followers, and is one of the most important examples of Victorian Gothic architecture in the North East.
Situated in acres of gardens; parkland and woodland which provides an amazing array of outdoor spaces for families to enjoy. Conveniently located, just 4 miles from Durham City, Ushaw offers an array of room options for conference and meetings, as well as bed and breakfast accommodation.
Our Gift Shop stocks a wide range of gifts; Divines Tearoom offers a large selection of food and beverages (dietary requirements can be catered for). Visit our beautiful Chapels and performance spaces for an exciting and varied programme of music; lectures; plays; exhibitions and services.
For directions (PLEASE USE - SAT NAV DH7 7DW)
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Annual Pass||£19.00 per ticket type|
|Adult Day Pass||£9.00 per ticket type|
|Child Annual Pass (5-18 years)||£12.50 per ticket type|
|Child Day Pass (5-18 years)||£6.00 per ticket type|
|Family (2+2) Annual Pass||£39.00 per ticket type|
|Local Adult Annual Pass||£9.50 per ticket type|
|Local Family (2+2) Annual Pass||£19.50 per ticket type|
Annual Membership: 12 months pass for Main House & Chapels; Gardens & Parkland; Parking; Outdoor Music Programme; Special Offers.
Local Annual Membership refers to postcodes DH7 9/ DH7 7
Day Passes: (includes parking) - House, Gardens & Parkland
Prices for Garden & Grounds only - Adult - £6.00, Child - £4.00
- VAQAS VB Attraction
- Visit England VAQAS 2019
- Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021
Map & Directions
From the South, leave the A1(M) at junction 59, north of Darlington, and continue north on the A167 (for approximately 14 miles) to the traffic lights at Neville's Cross on the outskirts of Durham City. Continue to the third set of traffic lights by Sainsbury's Local and turn left (Ushaw is signposted here, 2 1/2 miles).
From the North, leave the A1(M) at junction63, Chester-Le-Street. Continue south on the A167 (for approximately 7 miles) until you reach Crossgate Moor in the outskirts of Durham. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights just past the pedestrian footbridge. Ushaw is signposted (2 1/2 miles).