The orangery at Gibside on a winter morning

Things to see and do

Embrace the winter at Gibside

New Year inspiration

Upcoming events

Winter nature trail

Wed 23 Jan 2019
Wrap up warm and let's set off on a winter adventure. There are still lots of things to see and do at Gibside during January and February that will have the whole family involved.

Health Walk

Wed 23 Jan 2019
It's been proven that getting outdoors for a relaxing stroll can improve your health and wellbeing. So how about joining in a Health Walk every Wednesday from 11am.

Gibside Sewing Group

Thu 24 Jan 2019
Whether you are new to sewing or have been doing it as long as you can remember, the Gibside Sewing Group meet weekly and everyone is welcome.

History tour

Fri 25 Jan 2019
Join a history tour to hear all about Gibside and how it came to be.


Sat 26 Jan 2019
Whether you're new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am.

Feed the birds weekend

Sat 26 Jan 2019
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Big Garden Birdwatch is the world's largest garden wildlife survey and every year we like to give them a helping hand by monitoring the birds visiting this garden.

Eating and shopping



Two National Trust leaders in the woodlands with a school

Learning at Gibside 

Join us for a day of learning with a difference. This 600 acre historic garden will become your classroom for the day (or two if you are staying over). You can enjoy extraordinary and inspirational experiences by being in the great outdoors and getting close to nature and wildlife.




Places to stay

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Gibside on the National Trust Collections website