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Probably one of the world’s greatest collection of Pugin family architecture, there are a whole host of reasons to visit Ushaw and its Park & Gardens, but wherever your interests lie, there will be something here for you to enjoy.
Ushaw is truly one of the hidden jewels in Durham’s crown and is steeped in history dating back to its foundation in Douai, France in 1568. Our stunning Chapels, Refectory, Exhibition Hall & Parlour are each must see attractions in their own right and the unique and tranquil atmosphere of Ushaw makes it a remarkable and incomparable place that you will want to return to time and time again.
Ushaw’s Main House, Chapels, Park and Gardens are open on Saturdays. The Cafe is also open on weekdays (Monday to Friday) each week.
Ushaw is now open:
Weekdays (Monday to Friday): 11am - 2pm Divines Tearoom and Gardens only
Saturday: 11am - 3pm - Main House, Chapels, Exhibitions, Divines Tearoom, Gift Shop and Gardens
For more information on who we are, our history and visitor details, click below.
Quiet Day at Ushaw
An opportunity to step aside, to listen to God in scripture and to enjoy the peace. Led by Sister Rosarie Spence.
£10 per person, including coffee, tea and biscuits served both on arrival and to conclude the day. Lunch, with a delicious choice of great value home-made food, is available to purchase in the refectory.
Wednesday 27th March 10.30am to 4pm
Supported by the Walter Bergmann Fund
The Fringe, featuring a selection of emerging young artists, will run alongside the annual SRP Festival in Durham. The series of concerts will take place throughout the weekend utilising the historic gothic architecture of Ushaw College. These concerts are free and open to all festival goers and the public. An opportunity to hear and interact with some of the best and exciting young recorder talent in the country. More information can be found on our events page.
The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We Are
24th May 2019
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT
This year's Flower Festival was a huge success, with thousands of visitors coming to Ushaw to see the hard work of our staff, volunteers, and talented flower arrangers. To share this special occasion with everyone, we have collated a selection of photographs into a gallery, which can be viewed here.
Feel free to contact us to ask question or find out more about Ushaw or what's going on here
Ushaw, Durham, DH7 9RH
0191 334 5119