Christmas is coming to Gibside

The Avenue and Chapel in snow

You’ll find a warm welcome at Gibside whatever the weather this Christmas. Try your hand at festive floristry and crafts, stretch your legs on a winter walk and enjoy a magical moment with Father Christmas. Join us after hours for the Nights Before Christmas evenings and get into the festive spirit with carols by candlelight in the atmospheric Gibside Chapel.

Father Christmas is coming to town

Do you hear what I hear?

Escape the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping centres and indulge in a relaxing shopping experience in the quaint shop. Yes, it may be on the small side however, there are a range of Christmas cards, gorgeous gifts and more, including yummy treats perfect for entertaining. Alongside delicious winter warmers in the cafe, there'll be mince pies and mulled wine. 

Enjoy a winter warmer

Snow-covered trees along the Avenue from the orangery

Make it a gift to remember this Christmas

Is there an experience seeker in your family? Perhaps there's a wildlife lover or den builder? This Christmas, you can provide them with free access to Gibside and over 500 special places across the UK throughout the whole year. A gift membership also helps us to continue caring for this 18th-Century landscape garden for the future wild things in our lives. For more information, pop in and chat to one of the team who'll be able to help.