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Ushaw College

Woodland Road, Durham DH7 9RH, England
+44 191 334 5119
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We will certainly be returning

We were doing research in the library here and decided to try out the café before leaving. We had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
flowerlady64
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Durham, United Kingdom
Great value

You buy an annual pass for £5 . Lovely chapel the mortuary chapel is a site to see. Can recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison B
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Woodland Road, Durham DH7 9RH, England
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+44 191 334 5119
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"hidden gem"
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"a small gift shop"
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"main hall"
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"cakes"
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"food was lovely"
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"st cuthberts"
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"tea room"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were doing research in the library here and decided to try out the café before leaving. We had two cappuccinos and two cakes from their wide selection. The gluten free cake was delicious and my husband was pleased with his carrot cake. The prices...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You buy an annual pass for £5 . Lovely chapel the mortuary chapel is a site to see. Can recommend divine tea room as well friendly staff and nice food. We went on a Tuesday and the chapel was not open so as we were...More

Thank Alison B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the refectory for afternoon tea which was very enjoyable and good value for money. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The setting is full of historical views and is very interesting. Young children were welcome. Would highly recommend and look forward to...More

Thank Toni A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

steeped in history and beautiful country side,its a great place to visit and to have a coffee.Has a great number of things of interest to photograph or visit when they have a concert on

Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here yesterday for the first time, cant believe I have missed this gem. Have just returned from a visit to Lincoln this college in its own way was very bit as good as Lincoln Cathedral. Give it a visit and do the full tour,...More

Thank myreviewbydavid
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had afternoon tea in the Francis Thompson room on a Saturday afternoon and it was a lovely experience. We had pre booked so everything was ready for us and as well as a delicious afternoon tea with unlimited pots of tea...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly a hidden gem with easy access . This place has so much to offer we spent hours there. The place is fantastic ,your ticket lasts all year so you can visit the place as many times as you like . The food...More

Thank U6341AHbarbarac
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful grounds and gardens. Interesting history with lots to see. Variety of events. Lovely tearoom. Well worth a visit.

Thank Springwell9
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Recommend by a friend I went to see the buildings after some research online. This is a real hidden gem. Used today as part of Durham University Business school and other courses. The St Cuthberts chapel was the highlight for me. A beautiful place to...More

Thank Julia D
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I've wanted to go to Ushaw since it began opening to the public, but this was the first opportunity that I've had. I'd seen some info on the place and a couple of photos, but none of that prepared me for just how lovely the...More

Thank MackemSteve
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Christine D
7 August 2018|
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We'd be delighted if the weather remains good enough for you to have a picnic in the gardens or the wider grounds!
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