Gibside

The orangery late on a summer evening

Important notice -

We're open 7 days a week and we have removed the booking system so you no longer need to book in advance. We are usually quieter after 2pm.

A Georgian landscape garden forged in an industrial past

Gibside

What's on

A family in the sunshine at Gibside

Family activities at Gibside this summer 

Get set, go! This summer, will you and your family go barefoot exploring? Challenge yourself to beat your best time? Or take a moment to listen to nature? We have plenty of family fun activities to get your body moving, recharge your batteries and connect with nature. Create your own adventure at Gibside from 24 July

Family running through a tunnel of twinkling lights

Christmas at Gibside 

Make the most wonderful time of year more magical, on an evening trail of shimmering lights through Gibside's landscape garden.

Gibside

Things to see and do

Take a walk 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.

Gibside

Groups

Young school children at Gibside hunting bugs at the Orangery

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.

Gibside

Eating

A member of staff serving a cup of coffee

Grab a bite to eat

Our café is open serving pastries, cakes, sandwiches and daily specials. We’ve introduced safety measures including, Track & Trace, screens at our till and collection points and one-way systems. Contactless card payment is the preferred method of payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.