Gibside

Visitors looking towards the Column to Liberty at Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature

Gibside

Things to see and do

Head to the Walled Garden

For the kids

For the explorers

and there's more...

A family sitting by a tree watching open air theatre

Summer events in the North East 

Let's make the most of summer and enjoy relaxing in the outdoors while watching classic tales performed during open air theatre as well as outdoor cinema. Let us entertain you...

Upcoming events

EXHIBITION: Landscape and Gardens of Gibside

Sat 23 Jul 2016
10:00-18:00
In collaboration with the Embroiderers' Guild and embroiderers far and wide, Gibside is celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown in a unique exhibition within the Walled Garden and Chapel.

Summer Holiday Family Fun

Sat 23 Jul 2016
11:00-15:00
Free family activities and outdoor adventures every day of the school holidays.

Gibside Pub & Beer Garden

Sat 23 Jul 2016
18:00-21:00
Every Friday and Saturday evening, relax at Gibside with family and friends, enjoying your favourite tipple and snacks.

Live Music Night

Sat 23 Jul 2016
18:00-21:00
Listen to live music at Gibside Pub and Beer Garden. Enjoy different singers and musicians each month with a glass of wine or pint of real ale.

Red Kite Family Fun Day

Sun 24 Jul 2016
11:00-16:00
Meet the Friends of Red Kites and Go North East with their special red kite bus to learn about these rare birds and take part in lots of fun family activities.

Prambling Buggy Fitness

Tue 26 Jul 2016
10:30-11:30
Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors.
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Eating and shopping

Relax and enjoy

A pizza being put into a pizza oven

Gibside Pub 

Gibside Pub is quirky, unusual and special because it's within a grand Georgian estate, not to mention a relaxed and fun place to hang out. It's open during opening hours and late on Fridays and Saturdays but there's so much more to it than that, want to know why?...

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Our work

History conserved

South East front of Gibside Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Discover Gibside's past 

Discover the rise and fall of Gibside's families, including Mary Eleanor Bowes, one of the 18th century's richest heiresses, whose torturous marriage to the rotten "Stoney" Bowes was a cause celebre of the Georgian era.

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Groups

Learning in style

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Venue hire

The Stables at Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Hire Gibside as a venue 

From birthday parties in West Wood to holidays in the Mongolian West Wood Yurts. If it's a more corporate affair that you're looking for - we can offer that too! The Bowes Room and two other meeting rooms on-site, what do you need and when?

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Get involved

Six Great Crested Newts

Volunteer at Gibside 

The great thing about this special place, is that no day is the same. There's always something going on and we always need help to oil the wheels. From conservation in the Chapel to help in the cafe, wildlife surveys to gardening in the Walled Garden. Let us know what you're looking for.

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