Inside the walled garden at Gibside

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature


Things to see and do

Explore an estate full of surprises

Discover a Walled Garden with quite a story to tell


What's on 

Upcoming events

EXHIBITION: Gibside Walled Garden Reimagined: Seeds of an Idea

Tue 03 May 2016
Head to the Walled Garden and see something a little out of the ordinary. Through Seeds of an Idea, you can browse 17 illustrations mounted on panels. But, they're not just any illustrations, these are proposals for in the Walled Garden itself.

Prambling Buggy Fitness

Tue 03 May 2016
Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors.

Walled Garden Guided Tours

Tue 03 May 2016
Take a gentle walk through the Walled Garden to the Orangery with one of our dedicated tour guides. Uncover Gibside's history, explore the garden and horticultural heritage.

Artist in Residence: Gilbert Ward

Wed 04 May 2016
Sculptor Gilbert Ward has pieces of art all over the North East and further afield. Now, every Wednesday you can find him in the Walled Garden carving new seats out of stone.

Get Active! Health Walk

Wed 04 May 2016
Relax in the company of our Health Walk leaders and get inspired for gentle exercise on short sociable walks around Gibside.

Walled Garden Wednesday

Wed 04 May 2016
Meet a member of the gardening team in the Walled Garden for seasonal horticultural tips offering practical advice and a hands-on session.

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?...



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.



Learning in style


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?


Get involved

Volunteers cleaning bricks for the new wall

Volunteer at Gibside 

We're bringing this vast estate back to life. With the help of volunteers we're able to get a little further each week. But this is about you! If you're interested in volunteering, tell us what you enjoy doing and we'll see how we can help. There's gardening roles, visitor facing ones in the cafe and shop and many more on offer.