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Located within Ushaw College's historic estate, Ushaw Durham offers a unique and extraordinarily memorable venue for your event. Just four miles from the picturesque heart of the city of Durham, Ushaw offers a near perfect blend of quiet countryside and bustling city living. Originally established in 1808, Ushaw has amassed a wealth of historic and beautiful rooms for events, adding to the character and atmosphere which will make your event here unforgettable.
The Exhibition Hall seats 256 people making it our largest conference room at Ushaw. It offers the height of modern projection technology, paired with intriguing historic architecture. the perfect venue for those conferences with presentations and lectures.
The Parlour, the private dining area at Ushaw, boasts an interior designed by Edward Pugin in 1863, and includes the original furniture and extendable table of the College. Suitable for seating up to 50 people, this beautiful room can be used for private dinners, and has been used for presentations in a more casual setting.
The Refectory is our largest function room, housing Ushaw's cafe, and can accommodate up to 160 guests. The perfect location for a conference, celebration or reception, nestled in the heart of a picturesque site.
The Chapels at Ushaw are some of the most stunning in the country, with St Cuthbert's Chapel accommodating 300 seated guests, offering the perfect location for a concert or larger lecture style conference. Or for those events with fewer delegates, our smaller Chapel, St Joseph's, can house 60 people for those events that require that bit more intimacy.
We also have a selection of smaller meeting rooms capable of accommodating from 6 to 40 guests in a variety of styles and formats. Full audio visual equipment of the highest specifications are available in all of our meeting rooms.
On site we have 42 rooms, with potential for 55 delegates to stay overnight for a two-day event across our range of single and twin rooms. Overnight Delegate rates are available, including dinner and breakfast for your guests. Visit the Accommodation page for more information.