Step into one of the North East's most spectacular 18th century chapels © NTPL / Mark Bolton

Step into one of the North East's most spectacular 18th century chapels

A great choice for a group visit

Planning your visit

  • Special groups entry price
  • Within easy reach of the A1 near Newcastle
  • Coach parking for three coaches, 2 min walk from entrance
  • Average length of visit 2 hrs 30 min
  • Free on board coach welcome and introductory talk

Eating & shopping

  • Enjoy the Potting Shed Cafe (self service, 50 covers)
  • Book the Bowes Room, our new dedicated space for group lunches and teas (advance orders, 55 covers)
  • Find a perfect souvenir at Gibside Larder Farm Shop & Gift Shop

Attractions nearby

Souter Lighthouse near Gibside

Combine with a visit to some of the North East's top attractions like Beamish Museum, Newcastle & Gateshead itineraries, Tyne Valley highlights like Thomas Bewick and George Stephenson's birthplaces or the Metrocentre.

Special interest tours

You're welcome to explore our historic Chapel, atmospheric ruins, interesting Stables and varied parkland walks at your own pace, but why not make your visit even more memorable with a choice of guided tours.

Choose from...

  • Discover more about Mary Eleanor Bowes' on a guided walk at Gibside © National Portrait Gallery

    Intrigue & Strife: 18th-century tour

    Discover the rise and fall of Gibside's families including the dramatic true story of Mary Eleanor Bowes.

  • The ruins of Gibside Hall © National Trust / Gibside

    Gruesome Gibside guided walk

    Lose yourself in the grisly and ghostly side of Gibside's past. Fascinating, family-friendly tour.

  • The domed ceiling of the Palladian Chapel © Mark Bolton

    Tailored tours

    From willdlife to architecture, let us know your group's interests and we will tailor a tour for you.