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Woodland Road
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 373 8500

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Guide Prices

Entry is free at 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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Recent Reviews:

  • John O
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Divines cafe/tea room
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th May 2018
    Only able to review the cafe/ tea room but can thoroughly recommend. The 'Refectory' is as you might expect a large, magnificent, high ceilinged hall which shows its religious origins. Doesn't open... Read full review
  • LYPud
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Spring Fair
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th May 2018
    We visited for the spring fair (and a sneaky peek around) and it was stunning. Like a mini Durham Cathedral! Beautiful place although the gardens need a bit of TLC. Lovely place that is a little of... Read full review
  • durhamite2018
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful Gothic Architecture
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st May 2018
    Ushaw is a beautiful place, especially the chapels. The mortuary chapel is probably the best, closely followed by the main chapel, St Cuthbert's. The quality of the carving and other artwork is of... 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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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, 8th June 2018 - Friday, 8th June 2018

chapel choir ushawUshaw: Chapel Choir St Bede & HildChapel Choir Sts Bede and Hild - 8th June 19:30 - A performance of glorious choral music by the student-run choir of St's Bede and Hild.
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Ushaw: Emma Fisk and Paul Edis DuoEmma Fisk (violin) and Paul Edis (piano) present a programme of classical, jazz and tango music from the years 1880-1950, taking their audience on a musical journey through this tumultuous but immensely creative period in musical history. 
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Quintessential VoicesUshaw: Quintessential VoicesQuintessential Voices - 23rd June - Five glorious voices coming together to offer intimate and exquisite vocal music in the rich acoustic of St Cuthbert's Chapel.
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