Visitor walking towards the chapel at Gibside in autumn

What's on

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.

Upcoming events

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Gibside

Tue 04 Jan 2022
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Gibside on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.

Things to see and do

a family walking 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.

Funghi in the woodland at Cragside

Discover nature during the cooler seasons 

From the warm glow of Autumn colour, to the fresh, icy palette in winter, nature is all around. It's a fantastic time of year to get outdoors and do some exploring. Don't forget your camera, who knows what you might see...

a girl plays on a swing at gibside

For younger visitors this autumn and winter 

There are many different ways to play at Gibside, each activity is spread across a family-friendly walk - it's the perfect place to burn off some energy and let imaginations run wild.



A group of children sitting on a bench in autumn

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.



Visitors enjoying a warm drink at Gibside

Grab a bite to eat

Our Market Place café is serving pastries, cakes, sandwiches and daily specials to keep you warm this Autumn. There is indoor and outdoor seating available, and our second-hand bookshop is just next door, so you can curl up with a book and a hot coffee.