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Address: Rowlands Gill | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
Phone Number: 44-1207-542255

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A 'National Trust' gem

Gibside is wonderful. We spent over three hours walking through the superb parklands, and wandering through the large area of wild garlic scented woodland. In the walk by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Gibside is wonderful. We spent over three hours walking through the superb parklands, and wandering through the large area of wild garlic scented woodland. In the walk by the river there were bluebells to view. We stopped off at the massive walled garden, the beautiful Chapel, the Ice House, and the ruins of the Bath House, the Orangery and Gibside... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Visited last Sunday and had another lovely day out at Gibside. Always warmly welcomed at the visitor hut. Visited the main tearoom for lunch. Was busy but very attentive staff, I think some were new as I didn't recognise them but they were doing a great job. Nice toasties and sandwiches and good coffee. Lovely walk up to the stables... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely time at Gibside having walked up the cycle path from the Metro Centre but it is accessible by car or bike. The ground are extensive and you get a useful map when you arrive. We had a fascinating tour of the main parts by a very well informed guide and also spent some time in the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great National Trust property with lots of things for the kids like Strawberry castle play area, low ropes course, den building and a woodland playscape as well as the buildings - chapel, stable block, hall ruins etc.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We recently went to gibside with two 5 year olds and a baby, we spent the whole day there, the park is great and you can walk for miles and miles. We took a picnic as it does get busy and I'm glad we did we had no hungry children so all was good. I've been so many times before... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

An amazing place to forget reality. we loved Gibside when we visited big beautiful place and peaceful walk with the kids. The cafe is nice, there are plenty of toilets

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

As it has been about 7years since our last visit and what a change.The entrance is much better and now a good amount of car parking.The facilities for children now are first class,and the stables exhibitions interesting.The cafe food was quite good

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Until recently I would have given Gibside 5 stars without hesitation, however something of the place has been lost since the redevelopment, new car park etc. It used to be a beautiful place for a quiet stroll which you could enjoy in peace but no longer. Unfortunately I am only able to visit at weekends or during school holidays, despite... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lived across the valley from gibside all my life. An amazing place to forget reality. Working very hard to give more to the site which in our eyes is going brilliantly.

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Newcastle
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have been here a couple of times, simply to wander around the grounds and enjoy some photography. I have always attended during the week/during term time to avoid families and children, and have revelled in the peace and quiet of the vast open spaces/meadow areas. There are various paths to walk and a variety of views to occupy you.... More 

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