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Improved since our last visit. Main reason to see the ‘hand to hand’ exhibition. Very good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
poggy11
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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A hidden Gem

Didnt know what to expect and were amazed at what we found. A lovely estate set in the rolling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kenmaglonsdale
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Los Cristianos, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Improved since our last visit. Main reason to see the ‘hand to hand’ exhibition. Very good. Exhibition of old students etc interesting. Revisited the superb chapels. Amazing Pugin family work. Used cafe. Home produced food freshly cooked. Told by regulars it’s a bit repetitive. But...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didnt know what to expect and were amazed at what we found. A lovely estate set in the rolling hills of Co. Durham. The history of the place was unbelievable and the jewel in the crown was St Cuthbert’s chapel. Admission £3 per person. Would...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the outskirts of Durham a few miles from the city centre, this is an old ecclesiastical college with a beautiful chapel and grounds along with a couple of tea rooms and exhibitions of the history of the place. There is a wooden sculpture trail...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem located on the outskirts of Durham. Hard to find; not even showing on the SatNav GPS. A wonderful half day visit. Suggest starting in the library and doing the visit anti- clockwise. The Refectory is a wonderful reminder of old school days....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mjasboz
Reviewed August 11, 2019

A beautiful building which was formerly a Catholic Seminary with Pugin interior and furnishing style. Six months ago it was advertising that the former refectory is now a cafeteria and open to the public. This week there is an entry charge before allowing access to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tombriton65
Reviewed July 28, 2019

College has only been open to the public for a few years, what a hidden gem. Parts are buildings are the university and not accessible. Was a seminary and the chapels are beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael N
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Had a couple of hours to spend before we went to visit my cousin. And noticed this place on trip advisor, as my Grandfather came from Ushaw Moor I wanted to visit, there us so much history and beautiful chapels on site. There is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed June 30, 2019

Beautiful gardens, fascinating interior and an excellent restaurant make for a good day out, pick a fine day so that you can enjoy the gardens. Your visit will only last half a day, but the college is still being restored, and at £3 to visit...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

I had time to kill & had read about Ushaw College. It’s definitely worth a visit - and go about 10am, so that you can have lunch there. The lunch is equally as spectacular - made by real people, in a real kitchen. No frozen...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JohnTravelsLots
Reviewed June 13, 2019

This lovely old building, for over 200 years used to train men to the Catholic priesthood, is now a mixture of music and religious studies centre, museum, and place of worship. Visiting today for an organ recital - they have regular recitals and other concerts...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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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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