Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

Woodland Road
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 5119

Tel: +44 0191 373 8500

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Guide Prices

Entry is £6 for an annual pass to Ushaw. Ticket pricing varies for individual events, for event listings see


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • allhyxuk
    Crook, United Kingdom
    Great place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th February 2020
    Lovely place to visit fantastic architecture and the stained glass windows are beautiful you can't take it all in at one visit there are so many things to see the restaurant is fantastic and serve... Read full review
  • JillThompson02
    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A brilliant find
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 27th February 2020
    Went to choose some shoes from Hand dyed shoe company who rent a office in the building so this place completed our day . What a wonderful place and a pleasant surprise when we were not expecting... Read full review
  • Judith B
    Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th July 2020
    We knew we wouldn’t be able to get into the college but the gardens were lovely to walk around .Such a peaceful place. Been before and the history of the place is amazing. Well worth a visit . Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

2019/20 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
Wednesday - Saturday11:00 - 16:00

* Mondays to Saturday : 11:00 - 16:00, last entry 15:00. Hot food served in cafe until 14:00. Ushaw has ample space across several different car parks. Parking is free.
Level access can be found at the rear of the building, with disability access throughout our chapels and exhibitions.

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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