Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens is an independent charity set in a majestic estate of 500 acres, hidden for 200 years in the heart of the Durham countryside. A unique heritage and visitor attraction, our glorious Georgian and Victorian Gothic architecture and stunning grounds make Ushaw the perfect place for families to explore and enjoy throughout the seasons.
The dark skies of Ushaw form a perfect setting for our first “Illuminating Ushaw” festive extravaganza -beginning on Friday 4th December with the Outdoor Lights switch on…
Delight at the front of the Main House - illuminated in it's entirety, and windows decked with amazing light displays and artistic creations. Follow our light-tastic trail throughout our gardens and grounds, view the magnificent 10m high Rose Window installation and the illuminated stained glass window display, wander through the Winter Wonderland & follow the clues around the gardens enjoying whilst enjoying our Christmas treasure trail.
Entry is £5 per adult (£2 if you have a DH7 7 or DH7 9 Postcode - proof required on the night) Under 16's go free (ticket required) and parking is £3 (free for DH7 7 and DH7 9)
In addtion to Illuminating Ushaw:
Our spectacular Christmas Tree Festival throughout the Main House & Chapels is open from 4-8pm - combined tickets cost £10 for adults (£5 for members and DH7 7 & DH7 9 postcodes) U16's free.
PLEASE SELECT YOUR TICKETS CAREFULLY - UNDER 16s ARE FREE BUT DO NEED A TICKET FOR CAPACITY MONITORING.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE FOR PURCHASE TICKETS FOR INDOORS ONLY - IT'S EITHER ILLUMINATING USHAW ONLY or ILLUMINATING USHAW & THE CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL.
PLEASE CHECK THE TIME YOU ARE BOOKING FOR - WE HAVE TWO ARRIVAL TIMES BETWEEN 4 & 6 AND BETWEEN 6 & 8. WE WILL NOT BE ALLOWING EARLY ENTRY FOR YOUR SAFETY.