Ushaw-in good times

At a Glance

Open Hours


House, Chapels, Gardens
& Exhibitions
daily, 10am–4pm

Ushaw Café
daily, 10am–3:30pm

Address

Ushaw Historic House Chapels & Gardens
near Durham City
DH7 7DW

Tickets

Our affordable passes can be just for you or for the whole family!

Our Opening Hours

House, Chapels, Gardens & Exhibitions 

Daily, 10am – 4pm

Ushaw Café

Daily, 10am – 3:30pm

Please be aware, from 1pm on Saturday 22 June, access to St. Cuthbert’s Chapel will be restricted due to a Scott Brothers Duo concert.

Admission Prices

From Saturday 23 March 2024, our prices will change to the following:

Day Pass

Includes entry to House, Chapels, Gardens, Cafe & Exhibitons

Annual Membership

Unlimited Ushaw entry for 12 months, plus much more!

  • Adult £24
  • Child £15

    Aged 5–18

  • Family £49

    2 adults + children

  • Local Individual £12

    All DH7 postcodes & Durham University staff / students

  • Local Family £24.50

    All DH7 postcodes & Durham University staff / students

Accessibility

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

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

The East Wing entrance provides accessible access to all our buildings including our Chapels, Café, Theatre and Exhibition spaces. 

Accessible parking is available by the East Wing. Please call at the Visitor Centre car park and our staff will give you access to the route and alert colleagues in the main house to your arrival.  

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.

To find our visitor car park you can also use What3Words: ///prettiest.bookshop.basic

 

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 is signposted here, 2 1/2 miles.

Ushaw is 10 minutes by taxi from Durham Rail Station.

From Durham City: 
 
The Gateshead Central Taxis Number 52 takes you direct to Ushaw’s main visitor entrance. It runs a limited timetable every 2.5hrs Monday to Saturday, daytime only with no service from early evening, or on a sunday at anytime.
 
The Arriva Number 48 stops at Bearpark (Aged Miners Homes) it’s then a 15-20 minute walk to Ushaw.

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 10:00 – 15:30

Email 

meet@ushaw.org