Summer activities for everyone at Gibside

Visitors walking through the woods

Warm summer months and lighter nights are ideal for spending quality time with family and friends at Gibside.

Longer Summer Days

From Friday 27 May to Friday 7 October, Gibside will stay open for even longer on Fridays, until 9pm.

It's the ideal time to spread your picnic blanket in the walled garden, enjoy a late evening stroll through Snipes Dene and watch the little ones playing at Strawberry Castle play area before the sun goes down.

Last entry 8pm. Normal admission charges apply. The chapel and stables will not be open during the evenings.

Summer Activities

There's activities for everyone, from days fill with sports, outdoor theatre and relaxing ways to get you closer to nature. They'll be live music performances trhoughout July on selected dates and the return of Family Camping Weekend.