Gibside

Visitor walking towards the chapel at Gibside in autumn

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature

Gibside

Things to see and do

Family fun

Up for an active Autumn?

For the green-fingered

Eat, drink, shop

Upcoming events

Cache Collectors

Sun 25 Sep 2016
14:00-16:00
Hire a GPS handset and try out Gibside's geocaching trail! Discover a new style of outdoor adventure or develop your geocaching skills. £10 for handset hire. Normal admission charges apply.

Prambling Buggy Fitness

Tue 27 Sep 2016
10:30-11:30
Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors.

Walled Garden Wednesday

Wed 28 Sep 2016
13:30-14:00
Meet a member of the gardening team in the Walled Garden for seasonal horticultural tips offering practical advice and a hands-on session.

Gibside Pub & Beer Garden

Fri 30 Sep 2016
18:00-21:00
Every Friday and Saturday evening, relax at Gibside with family and friends, enjoying your favourite tipple and snacks.

Talk with Diarmuid Gavin

Fri 30 Sep 2016
18:30-20:00
Discover Gibside with award-winning garden designer Diarmuid Gavin, who is currently working on a contemporary design for Gibside's Walled Garden.

parkrun

Sat 01 Oct 2016
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.
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Our work

History conserved

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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