Gibside

The Avenue and Chapel in snow

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature

Gibside

Things to see and do

Go on, treat yourself...

Upcoming events

Gibside Pub

Fri 20 Jan 2017
18:00-21:00
Every Friday and Saturday evening, relax at Gibside with family and friends, enjoying your favourite tipple and snacks.

Wassailing Evening

Fri 20 Jan 2017
18:00-21:00
Wassailing is a traditional activity that encourages a good crop from fruit trees. Try a pub night with a difference as we serenade the trees.

parkrun

Sat 21 Jan 2017
09:00-10:00
Gibside is delighted to host parkrun who organise free weekly 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Saturday throughout the year.

Nordic Walking

Sat 21 Jan 2017
10:00-11:00
Get fit with the help of Body and Mind Lifestyle on a Nordic Walking class.

Feed the Birds Weekend

Sat 21 Jan 2017
11:00-15:00
Find out how you can help garden birds through the winter months and make a fir cone feast to take home for the feathered friends in your garden.

Get Active! Health Walk

Sat 28 Jan 2017
11:00-12:30
Relax in the company of our Health Walk leaders and get inspired for gentle exercise on short sociable walks around Gibside.
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Our work

History conserved

View over the Lily Pond towards the Column to Liberty at Gibside, Tyne and Wear

Column to Liberty 

Standing (very) tall, the Column to Liberty was a sign of George Bowes' wealth.

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.

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Groups

Learning in style

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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?

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Get involved

Six Great Crested Newts

Volunteer at Gibside 

The great thing about this special place, is that no day is the same. There's always something going on and we always need help to oil the wheels. From conservation in the Chapel to help in the cafe, wildlife surveys to gardening in the Walled Garden. Let us know what you're looking for.

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