Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature
Things to see and do
Discover a Walled Garden with quite a story to tell
Northumbria University students have let their minds run wild and have come up with some proposals for in the Walled Garden. It's an exciting new partnership and project that has only just begun...
Don't let this small enclosure fool you. During the 18th Century it most likely would have been frowned upon to walk anywhere other than the path. Not now, it's here to be enjoyed, explored and loved.
Did you know that pineapples were quite the status symbol during Georgian times, so it's no surprise that Mary Eleanor, one of the richest heiresses of the era grew them right here at Gibside. Intrigued? Then read on...