Facilities & access


  • Potting Shed café and tea garden renowned for homemade scones and soups
  • Gibside Larder farm and gift shop
  • Stables coffee shop with second-hand books

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • All-terrain baby buggies to borrow
  • Family café open in school holidays and at weekends
  • Three adventure play areas
  • Stables discovery room and indoor play area


  • Twenty accessible parking spaces
  • Wheelchair and buggy-friendly shuttle bus
  • Accessible toilets in market place and at Stables
  • Powered mobility vehicles and wheelchairs to borrow
  • Stair climber gives access to chapel for visitors with reduced mobility

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