Staying over at Gibside

Internal shot of the dormitory

Enjoy a cosy stay at Gibside's Stables. Here, you can relax, have fun with friends and learn about nature. It's quite the sleepover experience...

You can choose to stay from one night to as long as you like in Gibside's cosy accommodation.

Great news if you decide to stay overnight, all activities on offer to day visits are available, and there are special activities available to residential groups only, such as Wildlife Tracks & Signs and Night Walks.


Why choose Gibside Stables Learning and Discovery Centre?

•    Sole occupancy of centre.
•    Friendly, experienced staff will adapt activities to your needs and help you get the most out of your stay.
•    Freshly prepared food with dietary requirements catered for
•    Stay in a stunning 18th century landscape garden.


The residential centre caters for large groups in comfortable dormitory style accommodation, there’s space for up to 38 people.  

The Red Squirrel and Bat Dormitory each sleeps 17, plus adjoining leaders rooms, each sleeping two people. The Red Kite Room is multi-functional; it can be space for activities, relaxation or for self-catered dining.


Food is prepared on-site and served in the dining room. We can cater for all dietary needs and would discuss this with you at the time of booking.

The centre can be hired as self-catering group accommodation if you wish to run your own activities.