Ushaw-in good times

At a Glance

Open Hours

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

The Main House & Chapels are open Thursday to Sunday 1pm–4pm

Address

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

Gardens, grounds, outdoor exhibitions & The Bounds Café

Daily, 10am — 4pm

Historic house, chapels & indoor exhibitions

Thursday to Sunday, 1pm — 4pm

Admission Prices

Our range of affordable passes.

Day Pass

House, Chapels & Grounds

  • Adults £9
  • Children £6

    Aged 5–18

  • Under 5's Free

Gardens & Grounds

  • Adults £6
  • Children £4

    Aged 5–18

  • Under 5's Free

Annual Pass

Unlimited Ushaw entry for 12 months, includes parking, access to ‘Sounds on the Bounds’ live music events and permanent exhibitions.

  • Adults £19
  • Children £12.50

    Aged 5–18

  • Under 5's Free
  • Local Individual* £9.50

Family Pass

Unlimited Ushaw entry for 12 months, includes parking, access to ‘Sounds on the Bounds’ live music events and permanent exhibitions.

  • 2 Adults, 2 Children £39

    Aged 5–18, under 5's visit free

  • Local Family* £19.50

*If you live in a DH7 9/ DH7 7 postcode you are eligible for our local community concession rates on Annual Membership

Accessibility

It is important to us that our House and Gardens can be enjoyed by everyone.

We have Accessible Parking spaces next to the entrance with 24 hours access.

Level access provides a wheelchair friendly entrance to all our buildings including our chapels, tearoom, theatre and exhibition spaces.  

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

Getting Here

Address

Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens

Ushaw Moor
Durham City 
DH7 9RH

For SatNav’s

Use postcode DH7 7DW when navigating with SatNav. This will take you to the main visitor entrance.

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

Directions

Leave the A1(M) at junction 63, Chester-Le-Street. Continue south on the A167 until you reach Crossgate Moor on the outskirts of Durham. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights just past the pedestrian footbridge. Ushaw is signposted from here

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.

Ushaw is 10 minutes by taxi from Durham Rail Station.

From Durham Bus Station, take number 52 bus direct to Ushaw main visitor entrance

F.A.Q's

Most frequent questions and answers

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Ushaw is a public visitor attraction and smoking isn’t permitted inside our buildings.

You’re welcome to smoke outside in our grounds, please dispose of cigarette butts in bins provided.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about your visit to Ushaw please leave us your message or give us a call

0191 373 8500

available from 11:00 – 15:30

Email 

meet@ushaw.org