County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 5119

Tel: +44 0191 373 8500

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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
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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  • valerie4135
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 8th October 2018
    Had never heard of this place but so glad I was advised to go there . Absolutely beautiful church ther and gorgeous old decorations in all of the rooms Read full review
  • Sue S
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing afternoon Tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 1st September 2018
    A beautiful peaceful place to visit and amazing afternoon tea. Deal with my dietary requirements no problem. All the staff are helpful. Very impressed with the service and the quality of the food... Read full review
  • N O
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th August 2018
    Well worth a visit to this former Catholic seminary now open for public tours. It's not well known even by locals. Some beautiful architecture. Food in cafe looked very appetising. Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
Wednesday - Saturday13:00 - 17:00

* The Refectory Cafe is open from 11am

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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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Saturday, 17th November 2018

Christmas Fair at Ushaw CollegeSt Cuthbert's Hospice Christmas FayreThere will be an array of stalls to browse and you can try your luck in the hugely popular tombola. We’re also expecting a special visit from the man himself, Father Christmas & all in the surroundings over beautiful Ushaw.
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Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Saturday, 27th October 2018

Ushaw College - Organ Recital - Andrew ChristerThe Edwin Bonney Organ Recital SeriesAndrew Christer – Director of Music and Organist, St John the Evangelist Church, Darlington
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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.

Saturday, 20th October 2018 - Saturday, 20th October 2018

cockerton bandUshaw College: Cockerton BandFormed in 1863, Cockerton Prize Silver Band are based in Darlington where they rehearse in their own dedicated bandroom in the grounds of Cockerton Club.
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Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Saturday, 1st December 2018

Ushaw Ushaw College: Durham Police Band & ChoirDurham Police Band & Choir at Ushaw 
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Friday, 26th October 2018 - Friday, 26th October 2018

Emma Fisk & Paul Edis - Classical, Jazz & TangoUshaw College: Emma Fisk & Paul Edis - Classical, Jazz & TangoUshaw College: Emma Fisk & Paul Edis - Classical, Jazz & Tango
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Saturday, 8th December 2018 - Saturday, 8th December 2018

Voices of Hope Christmas Concert Ushaw College: Voices of Hope Christmas ConcertVoices of Hope Christmas Concert at the beautiful Ushaw.
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Saturday, 3rd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Music Through The Ages - Reg Vardy Ban & local youth bands Ushaw College - Music Through The Ages - Reg Vardy Ban & local youth bandsBands from around the North East will start work on this Suite for Band throughout September and October, then will come together to enjoy a workshop with an all star group of tutors from the Reg Vardy Band, then perform “Music Through The Ages” in the fabulous theatre at Ushaw.
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Saturday, 24th November 2018 - Saturday, 24th November 2018

Ushaw College - Jonathan CleggRecital by talented young organist Jonathan Clegg, in the grand surroundings of st Cuthbert's Chapel.
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