Welcome to Ushaw
Ushaw is a place where wonder, curiosity & amazement collide.
Ushaw-in good times
Our gardens & parkland
are open Daily 11am–4pm,
During the winter season, the Main House & Chapels are open daily 11am–4pm
Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens,
near Durham City
We want you to Ushaw-in unforgettable experiences, with family, friends, work-mates, a furry companion — yup we’re dog friendly — or content in blissful solitude.
We are open, affordable and here for everyone. If we’ve left you wanting more, it’s easy to keep the magic alive with our Annual Pass and Family Pass which includes unlimited visits and free entry to our ‘Sounds on the Bounds’ live music events.
Our permanent exhibitions include some of the amazing artworks & artefacts held at Ushaw. These items are on constant rotation so there is always something new to see.
Ushaw’s history begins more than a millennium before its first stone was laid, it starts with St Aiden at Lindisfarne.
Ushaw is an arts and heritage venue with a year-round calendar of events and exhibitions for your enjoyment.
Come visit and experience wonder, surprise and amazement, share in our stories, celebrate occasions and make memories.