Food & Refreshments

Our Main House, Chapels and Exhibitions are currently closed - our Gardens, Grounds and The Bounds Cafe are open daily 11am-3pm

Divines Tearoom in the Refectory is open from 10am - 5pm  (food served until 3.30pm) Monday to Saturday, serving a delicious range of great value home-made soups, pastries, sandwiches, and cakes. With a wide range of other hot and cold food served throughout the week, there is something for everyone to enjoy - featuring a selection of vegan and gluten free food on a daily basis. 


Please note: A day entry ticket or annual pass is required to access the Divines Tearooms.

Afternoon Teas & Picnic Baskets

For those looking for a more intimate setting, Divines in The Francis Thompson Room is open from 11am - 4:30pm every Saturday. A sumptuous environment in which to enjoy a relaxing tea and slice of cake, or for those wanting to make a day of it, we offer wonderful Cream Teas and Afternoon Teas. Advance booking is essential. 

Picnic Baskets are available on request, and you can enjoy them in our gardens.  

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