Visitor walking towards the chapel at Gibside in autumn

Stunning 18th-century landscape garden and haven for nature


Things to see and do

Family fun

Up for an active Autumn?

The great outdoors

Eat, drink, shop

Upcoming events

Gibside Pub & Beer Garden

Fri 21 Oct 2016
Every Friday and Saturday evening, relax at Gibside with family and friends, enjoying your favourite tipple and snacks.


Sat 22 Oct 2016
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.

Gruesome Gibside

Sat 22 Oct 2016
Come to Gibside if you dare for a week of spooky activities and adventures.

Live Music Night

Sat 22 Oct 2016
Listen to live music at Gibside Pub and Beer Garden. Enjoy different singers and musicians each month with a glass of wine or pint of real ale.

Gruesome Gibside: Pumpkin Carving and Pumpkin Parade

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Get creepy and creative carving your own pumpkin lantern.

Walled Garden Wednesday

Wed 26 Oct 2016
Meet a member of the gardening team in the Walled Garden for seasonal horticultural tips offering practical advice and a hands-on session.

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.



Learning in style


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?


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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