Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.
Explore the Georgian landscape at Gibside by foot on one of the many walks and trails. Enjoy an adventure in the 600 acre woodland, explore meadows, wetlands and riversides teaming with wildlife or climb a little further to take in the far reaching views across the Derwent Valley.
With miles of footpaths and trails across the estate, walking is the perfect way to enjoy the changing seasons in the Northumberland countryside. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife - red squirrels, otters and white-clawed crayfish all call the Wansbeck valley home – on a gentle stroll along woodland paths or a walk across grassy farmland and open moorland.
Walk in the footsteps of Romans and explore a World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in history on a circular walk to the iconic Sycamore Gap, or head out into the Northumberland countryside to discover areas of wetland home to a variety of birds and plantlife.
For a bracing and beautiful coastal walk, you can’t beat Northumberland. With miles of coastal paths, swathes of golden beaches and flocks of circling seabirds you can explore at your own pace or follow the popular Craster to Low Newton coastal walk, a wonderful walk all year round.
Make the most of the summer sun and find the perfect place to put down your picnic blanket. Whether you're looking for a spot on the beach, some woodland shade or somewhere with a view, there's plenty of special places to chose from in the North East.