Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

Woodland Road
Durham
County Durham
DH7 9RH

Tel: +44 0191 334 5119

Tel: +44 0191 373 8500

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Ushaw

Guide Prices

Entry is £5 for an annual pass to Ushaw. Ticket pricing varies for individual events, for event listings see www.ushaw.org.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    92
  • Very Good
    25
  • Average
    4
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Geordiedaz
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Off the Beaten Track But Worth a Visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th August 2019
    On the outskirts of Durham a few miles from the city centre, this is an old ecclesiastical college with a beautiful chapel and grounds along with a couple of tea rooms and exhibitions of the history... Read full review
  • kenmaglonsdale
    Los Cristianos, Spain
    A hidden Gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th August 2019
    Didnt know what to expect and were amazed at what we found. A lovely estate set in the rolling hills of Co. Durham. The history of the place was unbelievable and the jewel in the crown was St... Read full review
  • poggy11
    Harrogate, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Even better
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 29th August 2019
    Improved since our last visit. Main reason to see the ‘hand to hand’ exhibition. Very good. Exhibition of old students etc interesting. Revisited the superb chapels. Amazing Pugin family work. Used... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

2018/19 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Saturday11:00 - 16:00
SundayClosed

* Ushaw is open Monday to Saturday until Christmas 2018. Monday & Tuesday: 11:00 - 14:00 Divines Tearoom and Gift Shop only.
(Wednesday - Saturday: last entry 15:00 - Main House, Chapels, Exhibitions, Divines Tearoom & Gift Shop)

Map & Directions

Road 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 College 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 College is signposted (2 1/2 miles).

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Life at Ushaw ExhibitionA new display giving an insight into the day to day life of the different people living here when Ushaw was a seminary and boarding school. Visitors can find out more about the lessons that were taught, the sports that were played and the army of domestic workers that were needed to keep such a…
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