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Rowlands Gill | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Gateshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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English first
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158 reviews 158 reviews
41 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Gibside is a wonderful place to visit. There's excellent walks around the parkland and woodland, a very good tea room, walled garden and Chapel. There's over 15 miles of footpaths and a lovely riverside walk. The area is so peaceful and so vast that it seems you have the whole estate to yourself !! The avenue of trees leads you... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I was surprised (and disappointed) to see so many cars in the car park as it was mid-week and I expected hoards of people...but no - lovely and quiet in the acres of parkland where everyone seemed to have disappeared into! Uphill walk to the cafe for a cup of tea/sandwich etc and then off with your map and compass.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great for a nice walk and a cuppa and sandwich! even better when its the 1st or 3rd weekend of the month for the farmers market! excellent litle handmade soap stall (which is based in gibside) if just fabulous!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It is one of the best places for a family visit around Newcastle. There are a few heritage buildings, a nice tea room and a plenty of space and activity for children. We have been a few times and planning to visit again in near future. It is a free entry property for the National Trust members.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

We booked a birthday party with them for our 5year old. The they after they confirmed they cancelled again in the rudest way possible. Well after we had specifically asked for the cheque for the deposit to be returned, they cashed it in. Will take my business elsewhere in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place is stunning in areas. There are loads of long walks to be taken. If you are up for a good climb, put on your walking boots and head out to this place. There has to be miles of paved and unpaved walking trails. I also saw lots of dogs on leashes, so they are apparently welcome here. It... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We visited Gibside for the first time yesterday. It was a beautiful day and everything was green and lush. Price for entry would be @£8 each if you're not National Trust members. The kids love this place as there are walks and playgrounds galore. Facilities are reasonable but if you really need the toilet be prepared to go native and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

National trust have made this local site a beautiful countryside venue. For all ages. A bit steep at the beginning but a curtesy bus is provided for the short steep hill.gibside have quite good areas to picnic or have a meal and a drink. Take the dog lovely walks, kids have an adventure play ground strawberry castle. Gibside also have... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Being local we thought we would pay a visit with our 8 year old as friends had past comment on how enjoyable Gibside was. There were walks for all abilities and things for children to look out for en-rote. It's worth checking out the website as events and activities are held regularly. Anyone with children will need to pay a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is our nearest national trust great day out beautiful countryside views dog loves it very dog and family friendly lovely food and good market well stocked shop too highly recommend x

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