Ushaw Historic House, Ushaw Historic House Chapels and Gardens, near Durham. DH7 9RH

Call them on 0191 3738500


Ushaw Historic House is situated in the rolling North East Countryside just 15 minutes away from Durham City Centre, with its famous castle, cathedral and university. The stunning house, beautiful gardens and acres of grounds provide the perfect setting for complete relaxation, reflection, peace and quiet. Designed by Pugin, the buildings and chapels will not disappoint! Ushaw House has 12 comfortable private ensuite rooms (6 single & 6 twin). All towels and bed linen are included and complimentary tea/coffee and toiletries are provided. There's a well equipped communal self catering kitchen, a separate dining area and comfortable living room. As an added bonus you can enjoy free access to the House and Chapels during standard operating times throughout your stay. You are also invited to join the full and varied range of events and activities throughout the year. Please note note that some events will incur extra charges to attend. Visit Ushaw House's website for further details of everything that's happening. There's an alfresco cafe on site and any children in your group will love the outdoor 'Fun and Games' toys and activities in the Bounds field. Special discounted rates for Independent Hostel readers. Please quote 'HOSTEL' when booking.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    18: 6x2, 6x1
  • Open:

    All year
  • Price per night:

    Single room £42. Twin room £50. Please quote 'HOSTEL' to secure these discounted prices
  • Booking:

    Special discounted rates for Independent Hostel readers. Please quote 'HOSTEL' when booking.
  • Directions:

    SatNav Users: Please use DH7 7DW, which will bring you in the correct way. From the North: 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. From the South: 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 College is signposted here, 2 1/2 miles).
  • Public Transport:

    By Train: Ushaw is approx 10 mins in a taxi from Durham Station. Scarlett Band bus service 52, is direct from Durham Bus Station to Ushaw main driveway.
  • Walks:

    C2C Cycle Route
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August 3rd 2021

Ushaw Historic House is a real gem of a hostel. Surround yourself in gothic splendour, spectacular gardens and a 500 acre estate. The magnificent house and adjoining stupendous chapels were designed by renowned architect Augustus Pugin. There are 12 comfortable private rooms (6 single and 6 twin), a well equipped self catering kitchen and plenty of communal, relaxing space.

With free access to the gardens and chapels (normally charged) to all overnight guests and a short drive to the fascinating city of Durham, there will be plenty to keep you, your friends & family entertained. Any children in your group will love the outdoor ‘Fun and Games’ toys and activities in the Bounds field.   The final pleasant surprise will be the very reasonable prices!

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Ushaw Historic House exterior

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