Visitors exploring the Orangery at Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Important notice -

A private wedding celebration will be taking place in Gibside Chapel on the morning of Saturday 13 August. There will be no access to the Chapel until 1pm. Thank you.

A Georgian landscape garden forged in an industrial past


What's on

Upcoming events

Let's play at Gibside

Mon 15 Aug 2022
Ready for an adventure? Then head for the special summer play pavilion during the summer.

Kate Cullen Holistic Therapies

Mon 15 Aug 2022
Enjoy a variety of massage treatments and energy work in the very cosy woodland bothy at Gibside.

Artist's open studios at Gibside

Tue 16 Aug 2022
Gibside Stables is home to resident artists; from printmaking and acrylics, to textiles and tailoring, it's a creative hub ready to be explored.

Gibside health walk

Wed 17 Aug 2022
Take part in a health walk around Gibside.

The Garden Tap pub

Wed 17 Aug 2022
Firebrick Brewery have set up shop and moved into Gibside, opening the doors to The Garden Tap.

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Romeo and Juliet

Wed 17 Aug 2022
The classic story of star crossed lovers and feuding families.
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 evening activities at Gibside 

See what we have planned for summer evenings and explore Gibside for longer.

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, with each activity being 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.

Cup cake with candles for a birthday party

Celebrate your birthday at Gibside 

Gibside is the ideal place to celebrate your special day, in the great outdoors; packed full of adventure, discovery and lots of fun.



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 serves paninis, Croque Monsieur, sausage rolls, cheese and onion pasties, curried cauliflower pasties, sandwiches, salads and pastries, all in takeaway bags so you can choose to eat inside, outside or on-the-go. Enjoy the tranquillity of Carriage House coffee shop at 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.