Column to Liberty in Spring

Important notice -

The café is serving a limited menu while kitchen repairs take place. The mobility bus has broken down and undergoing repairs.

A Georgian landscape garden forged in an industrial past


What's on

Upcoming events

Route to Relaxation

Wed 29 Jun 2022
Tucked away within Gibside estate you can discover nature and calm surroundings. To help you find these peaceful beauty spots, the Route to Relaxation trail will take you on the right path.

Gibside health walk

Wed 29 Jun 2022
Take part in a health walk around Gibside.

Kate Cullen Holistic Therapies

Wed 29 Jun 2022
Enjoy a variety of massage treatments and energy work in the very cosy woodland bothy at Gibside.

The Garden Tap pub

Wed 29 Jun 2022
Firebrick Brewery have set up shop and moved into Gibside, opening the doors to The Garden Tap.

An Introduction to Bee-keeping

Wed 29 Jun 2022
Join our resident Gibside Bee-Keepers for an introduction to how to care for the bees that call a 18th century Landscape Garden their home.

Beyond Birth - mindful early parenting

Fri 01 Jul 2022
Making the journey into parenthood is one of the biggest transitions of our lives and we could all do with a bit of love and encouragement as we take those first steps.
Dog at pub

The Garden Tap pub at Gibside 

Firebrick Brewery have opened a new pub at Gibside, what was once the old bakery is now The Garden Tap, serving locally brewed ales and lagers.

Visitors walking through the woods

Summer activities for everyone at Gibside 

See what events we have planned for summer or explore Gibside for longer on Friday evenings.

A family in the sunshine at Gibside

Summer Family Activities at Gibside 

Come out and play this summer. Whether you’re trying blindfolded football with jingle wristbands or sitting volleyball, we’ve got plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained and help you create great memories together. What adventures will you have next?

Gibside Chapel glows in purple and blue beside the twinkling Christmas trees

Christmas at Gibside 

Light up the dark winter nights with a festive after-hours experience and be amazed by a new, Christmas themed illuminated trail this December.


Things to see and do

Wildflower meadow in the foreground with the Hall beyond at Gibside.

Walking at Gibside 

On the edge of Newcastle, 720-acres of woodland trails await, where Roe deer, otter and Red Kites live. We have four downloadable walks to choose from, with each one taking you on a different route around this 18th Century landscaped garden.

A boy ziplining ay Gibside

Ways to play at Gibside 

There are many different ways to play at Gibside, each activity is spread across a family-friendly walk - it's the perfect place to burn off some energy and let imaginations run wild.

Dog walking on a lead

Bring your dog to Gibside 

With 15 miles of paths to explore, trees to sniff and grass to explore, we can guarantee that your four-legged friends will enjoy Gibside as much as you do.



School children on minibeast hunt

Children & Young People at Gibside 

Step into the wild and join us for a day with a difference. Book a group visit now and inspire the next generation. We welcome all formal groups of young people to Gibside; schools, universities, Brownies, Scouts etc.



A couple enjoy a sandwich in the marketplace cafe at Gibside

Grab a bite to eat

Our Market Place café is serving a limited menu of pastries, cakes, and sandwiches. With the second-hand bookshop just next door, have a date with a book and enjoy the spring blooms whilst you eat outside or relax inside on breezy days. Bring your pooch to Gibside Stables and treat yourself to cakes and bakes before enjoying artistic exhibits. Heading straight to Strawberry Castle play area? Grab a coffee to go and snacks at the kiosk every weekend.