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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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  • nuzzzzie
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Peaceful grounds
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd April 2019
    Visited here a couple of times over the last week as I purchased an annual ticket for £5. This estate is beautiful - the gardens are very pretty and set in a lovely area. The tea room is fantastic... Read full review
  • johnbA8784RM
    Trip Type:
    Site seeing
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    A very old and historic collage the old part of the original building is falling into disrepair its still using the original Chapel and some of the other buildings, its a very good place to visit you... Read full review
  • Jean29_12
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    beautiful buildings
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    lovely to see in the spring when Rhodedendrums are out. Chapel is very nice.lovely dining room café. It is a photographers dream 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.

Friday, 24th May 2019 - Friday, 24th May 2019

Ushaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We AreUshaw: The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We Are (SOLD OUT)Where 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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Wednesday, 8th May 2019 - Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Friday Film Club Ushaw Jazz: Gala Big BandDurham's Gala Big Band was formed in September 2014. Led by pianist and composer Paul Edis, the band repertoire includes classic Rat Pack numbers, big band arrangements from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, & more !
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Friday, 7th June 2019 - Friday, 7th June 2019

Friday Film Club Ushaw Jazz: Vasilis Xenopoulos and the Paul Edis TrioSaxophonist and composer Vasilis Xenopoulos is one of the most accomplished Greek jazz musicians of his generation. After graduating from the infamous Berklee College of Music, and gradually established himself as one of London’s up and coming jazz saxophonists.
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Friday, 5th July 2019 - Friday, 5th July 2019

Friday Film Club Ushaw Jazz: Mark Williams and Joel Byrne-McCullough DuoMark and Joel studied together on the Bmus Jazz degree at Newcastle college in 2000. At that point they were regularly performing as a guitar duo around North East. Joel has returned to the North East after living in Manchester, and so the duo has picked up where they left off many moons ago...
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Friday, 3rd May 2019 - Friday, 3rd May 2019

Simon Spillett and the Paul Edis TrioUshaw Jazz: Simon Spillett and the Paul Edis TrioDescribed by the late Humphrey Lyttelton as "formidable," saxophonist Simon has won several awards for his music, including the tenor saxophone category of the British Jazz Awards (2011), Jazz Journal magazine's Critic's Choice CD of the Year 2009
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Saturday, 27th April 2019 - Sunday, 28th April 2019

Ushaw: Rival Arts Easter FairRival Arts returns once again to Ushaw, with an ever popular Easter Fair. Visitors can expect a wide variety of homemade food, drink, arts and crafts on display. 10:00 - 16:00
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Saturday, 27th April 2019 - Saturday, 27th April 2019

Ushaw - Ian HareOrgan recital in St Cuthbert's Chapel 27th April, 2pm Retiring Collection
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Wednesday, 19th June 2019 - Wednesday, 19th June 2019

Evening Prayer at Ushaw CollegeUshaw: Tübingen MusikschuleTübingen Musikschule 
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Saturday, 17th August 2019 - Saturday, 17th August 2019

Evening Prayer at Ushaw CollegeUshaw: SCOTT BROTHERS DUOSCOTT BROTHERS DUO Tom Scott PIANO Jonathan Scott ORGAN
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