Snow-covered trees along the Avenue from the orangery

Important notice -

Due to the high winds forecast, Gibside will be closed on Thursday 7 December. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature

More about this place


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

History tour

Mon 11 Dec 2017
Join a history tour to hear all about Gibside and how it came to be.

Christmas Chaos

Mon 11 Dec 2017
This December the elves asked if they could assist the ranger team, which sounded like a great help. Unfortunately, we're not quite sure it went to plan...

Wreath-Making Workshops

Mon 11 Dec 2017
Whether you've got green fingers, or would like to give wreath-making a try, come and join us in this 18th-century landscape garden to create your own wreath that could just be the envy of the street.

Intrigue and Strife at Gibside: Guided Tour

Mon 11 Dec 2017
Discover the rise and fall of Gibside.

Carols by Candlelight with North East Concert Band

Mon 11 Dec 2017
There's nothing better than hearing a traditional concert band to immerse yourself in the Christmassy mood, and experiencing it by candlelight in a Palladian chapel only adds to that warm feeling.

National Lottery Thank You day

Wed 13 Dec 2017
On Wednesday 13 December we are participating in a national campaign to say a huge 'thank you' to all National Lottery players and offering anyone with a National Lottery ticket free entry to Gibside.

Eating and shopping

Eat, shop and be merry


Venue hire

Hire Gibside



Learn wild survival skills such as den building

Learning at Gibside 

Reconnect with nature and history with an inspirational residential stay or motivational day visit at Gibside.


Art and collections

Our collections

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