Bushcraft birthday parties at Gibside

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Celebrate your child’s birthday with something a little different. Our Learning and Community Team also offer personalised Bushcraft Birthday Party packages, combining outdoor adventures with wild woodland activities, acres of space to play and explore, plus a tasty home-cooked party feast.

Here's a little taster of what's on offer:

  • A selection of outdoor activities, games and crafts led by our play team: become Lord or Lady of Gibside, flutter around like flower fairies, search for wildlife or train to be bushcraft boffins.
  • Feast on a birthday tea made with tasty home-cooked food in our super yurt at the Strawberry Castle adventure play area.
  • Enjoy free entry to Gibside for the whole day for every child guest and one accompanying adult per child.
  • Handmade birthday cake with child’s name and decorations *

Parties are for up to 20 children and last two to three hours, but please stay and explore the estate’s play areas and trails!

Bushcraft Birthday Party activities:

  • Den-making
  • Bows & Arrows
  • Campfire making & toasted marshmallows
  • Wildlife tracking & trails
  • Story tales & trails

These can be tailored to suit your child's age and interests.

Bushcraft Birthday Party food:

Our party food buffets are homemade using local, ethically sourced produce whenever possible:

  • Choose from a selection of sandwiches, mini sausage rolls, handmade
    pizzas, cupcakes, jelly portions, fruit juice.
  • Handmade birthday cake with child’s name and decorations (optional extra with an additional cost)

Bushcraft Birthday Party prices:

  • £15 per child (min. £150): activities, food & room hire
  • £10 per child (min. £100): food & room hire

Find out more or book now

For more info, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or call 01207 541200 to chat through what you would like for your Woodland Bushcraft Birthday.