** 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
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good31
- KkatiebrakelTrip Type:FamilyLovely and relaxingFriday, 4th June 2021If this place had a playground or a trim trail/wooden planks/tree branches that children seem to love it would be better than Hardwick Park. What a lovely day out, little walk with sculptures and a... Read full review
- 265MikeB265Sunderland, England, United KingdomVery disappointing - entrance fees way too high for the venue, no under cover eatingSaturday, 10th July 2021Visited today for the first time in a few years and was dismayed and annoyed to see that there is now an entrance fee (of £9 each!!!!) - whereas it was free before! Not only that, but as it had begun... Read full review
- MadalynH7Huddersfield, United KingdomGreat architectureFriday, 23rd July 2021We visited specifically to go on an inside tour to view the architecture. The tour is self guided and the route very well marked and described. A great opportunity to visit the interior of this... Read full review
|2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Wednesday - Saturday||11:00||- 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
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).