FAQs

Here are the answers to a number of frequently asked questions.  If your question is not addressed here, please contact us.

Our Main House, Gardens and Refectory Cafe are open 11am-4pm daily.

Dogs are welcome to our Gardens and Parkland, however they must remain on a lead whilst at Ushaw.

Our Ornamental Gardens have pathways that are suitable for wheelchairs and other walking aides.

Please visit: ushaw.org/plan-your-visit to find out more information about our admission prices.

We are working very hard to make Ushaw a wonderful place for all, to enhance people’s lives through heritage, culture and creative experiences.

Ushaw is an independent Charity funded only through donations, entrance fees, legacies and commercial operations, it is a self-sustaining charitable estate, independent of church or government funding. Our team takes care of Ushaw’s Grade 1, 2 and 2* listed buildings, with running costs of over £1million per annum.

Your contributions through admissions and memberships help us to maintain Ushaw’s buildings and grounds for the enjoyment of everyone.

An Ushaw Annual Pass includes the following:
  • Unlimited entry for 12 months, access to our glorious gardens and grounds + stunning interiors of Ushaw
  • Entry to The Refectory Cafe Tea Room
  • An array of outdoor events throughout the year
  • Live music at ‘Sounds on the Bounds’ 
  • Variety of exhibitions, children’s trails, children’s games and activities
  • Free parking

The Ushaw Team will send out a card to you, in the meantime the email confirmation sent to you can be used as proof of purchase.

Please use the postcode DH7 7DW. Some GPS systems will take you to the wrong location when using the postcode DH7 9RH or typing our old name – Ushaw College.

Ushaw is an independent Charity funded only through donations, entrance fees, legacies and commercial operations, it is a self-sustaining charitable estate, independent of church or government funding.

Our team takes care of Ushaw’s Grade 1, 2 and 2* listed buildings, with running costs of over £1million per annum.

Your contributions through admissions and memberships help us to maintain Ushaw’s buildings and grounds for the enjoyment of everyone.

We really appreciate any donations, given our charity status. To donate to Ushaw, please visit: ushaw.org/get-involved/fundraising

The best way to contact us is by emailing meet@ushaw.org and a member of our team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Ushaw-in good times

Visit Us

Open Hours

Our gardens & parkland
are open Daily 11am–4pm,

During the winter season, the Main House & Chapels are open daily 11am–4pm

Address

Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens,
near Durham City
DH7 9RH