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
    90
  • Very Good
    24
  • Average
    4
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Michael N
    Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Unusual College
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 28th July 2019
    College has only been open to the public for a few years, what a hidden gem. Parts are buildings are the university and not accessible. Was a seminary and the chapels are beautiful. Read full review
  • tombriton65
    Sunderland, United Kingdom
    A pious welcome
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th August 2019
    A beautiful building which was formerly a Catholic Seminary with Pugin interior and furnishing style. Six months ago it was advertising that the former refectory is now a cafeteria and open to the... Read full review
  • Mjasboz
    Cancun, Mexico
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Off beaten path
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th August 2019
    A hidden gem located on the outskirts of Durham. Hard to find; not even showing on the SatNav GPS. A wonderful half day visit. Suggest starting in the library and doing the visit anti- clockwise. The... 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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