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Guide Prices

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


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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  • FireAlan
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Another of Durhams hidden gems
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 6th December 2018
    Visited xmas tree festival ,23 wonderful fun musical xmas trees in this beautiful historic setting .Each tree is a different xmas carol theme .£5 entrance but membership lasts a year ,fantastic café... Read full review
  • Denwar1
    Durham, United Kingdom
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    Old But Nice Surrounds, Pleasant meeting Meal Surrounds
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    Nice Sunday, or Weekday out, We took my Wife's DAD out for a snack and Coffee, Surrounds very pleasant, Plenty to see after tea, Nice gental walk round area. Lots of history to this visit if you... Read full review
  • mags616
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Quiet Treasure
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    Met friends and enjoyed coffee and homemade coffee cake. Moist and so tasty. Plenty to entice the weak willed, cheese scones, shortbread biscuits and a variety of homemade cakes. If I had time I... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

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

* 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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Walks around Ushaw - The Boundary Walk, EshA leisurely Walk of 3 miles which can easily be accomplished in less than 2 hours.  Start and finish at Ushaw main entrance.

Thursday, 20th December 2018 - Thursday, 20th December 2018

Ushaw: A Jazzy Christmas Ushaw: A Jazzy ChristmasAfter a sell-out performance in December 2017 and December 2018 at the Sage, Gateshead, A Jazzy Christmas comes to Ushaw.  Featuring new arrangements of festive favourites penned by ‘brilliant young. Pianist’ Paul Edis. 19:30
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Friday, 24th May 2019 - Friday, 24th May 2019

Ushaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We AreUshaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We AreWhere does a band go, after a symphonic journey that peaks with orchestral performances at the Royal Festival Hall and Royal Albert Hall? Back to the beginning of course.
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