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Address: Rowlands Gill | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
Phone Number: 44-1207-542255
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Excellent for walking,standard of baking varies.

Quality of cakes and scones could be improved. Some of the younger members of staff are somewhat dour. However Pat more than makes up for them with her happy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Anne M
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I love Gibside, it is a wonderful place for all the family. My daughter was married at the Chapel. I want to see Gibside to grow from strength to strength. However, after several slightly disappointing visits to their Friday night pub on balmy evenings I feel I must make constructive comment on the service, product and the overall experience. These... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Extensive network of paths make this a good place to visit for walking. As the site is on a hillside if you walk any distance you inevitably have a steep hill to walk up. There is a minibus provided that operates from the main entrance to the Stables. Not one of the National Trusts better places to visit. There is... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Quality of cakes and scones could be improved. Some of the younger members of staff are somewhat dour. However Pat more than makes up for them with her happy personality. Overall an enjoyable visit!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely spot to visit with beautiful varied grounds and paths covering a good 4-5 miles. Forest, riverside and farmland walking. The ruins and remains of Victorian landscaping make for interesting pathside attractions, and views are extensive and varied. Nice cafe, gift shop and facilities.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Many visits to this place and it never gets boring. Plenty for the kids with low rope obstacle course and den building. Miles of countryside paths to explore for the more adventurous. Music and beer festivals of a Friday, you can even stay on for a bit of glamping! You might just catch a wedding at the weekends. As you... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My sister got married here, after spending the majority of our child hood playing in the park across the river and spending days out here at Gibside. great setting for a wedding and they are constantly improving the site. tea room is really good

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Durham, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The National Trust has invested quite a lot in this property in recent years, including improved car parking and entrance facilities. It really is a great place to spend an afternoon, with plenty of interesting walks, impressive vistas, romantic ruins, a walled garden, two cafes, shops and indoor and outdoor play facilities for children, as well as seasonal events. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The kids loved the strawberry castle play area, which includes swings and slides. Lots of families having a picnic here and there is a hut selling drinks and ice creams. Gibside covers a large area so you'll need your off road buggy to get the kids about. It's a short walk between places but there are some steep hills. The... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great day out for everyone and plenty to do for all ages We like walking /great Farmers Markets and good bakers shop and butchers and restaurant All the staff very pleasant and helpful when needed

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Something for everyone here, if you like being outdoors. Very nice landscaped gardens and parkland, with interesting buildings and ruins dotted around. Varied play areas for the kids, nice cafe, and numbers of walks mapped out of varying difficulty. We (myself, grandkids 6 and 4) took a picnic and spent over 4 hours strolling around the grounds. Very relaxing. Will... More 

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Address: Address: Rowlands Gill | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
Phone Number: 44-1207-542255
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead

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