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Love every visit to Gibside

Fantastic place with loads to do for families, couples or just for a quiet walk by yourself. Love... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Im staying with a mate in newcastle, who has posted some beautiful pictures lately, and i said i... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Gibside | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
+44 1207 542255
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic place with loads to do for families, couples or just for a quiet walk by yourself. Love the peacefulness, views and the activities for kids is great all year round.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Im staying with a mate in newcastle, who has posted some beautiful pictures lately, and i said i needed to visit...it was Gibside. We walked 10 + miles around scenic countryside, lots of wildlife, ruins and a chapel. Lots of different routes to take. And...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SallyB1303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 walks to choose from around the site, with coffee shops along the way to relax for a while. Plenty of parking just outside the main gates.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Twoooeight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my partner and took advantage of our national trust yearly membership. My partner and myself enjoyed a lovely few hours walking around the site which is very extensive and large with plenty of walks etc and some lovely scenery. On a Saturday the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way home from our short break in Northumberland we chose this place for a stop off. We headed to the cafe first for a drink and then set off, following the map. We explored the orangery and then looked at the ruined hall...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bus service runs between the car park and the cafe, it is a steep hill. The grounds are very pleasant and the walk from cafe to play area was a nice stroll. The children's play area was busy, lots of picnics and the children...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davidcB1977VJ
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I loved gibside, it has all the feelings of a national trust place. Nice gardens lovely walks and charming follys dotted about in the grounds.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our first visit here. Staff very friendly. Lots of walking routes to explore, depending on fitness and length of time you have. We bought lunch on site and wouldn't hesitate to eat again as the place looked clean and well managed. We will...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBrownEyes
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Visited on recommendation and we were not disappointed. Plenty of space to wander around and a friendly cafe in the stables. The chapel itself is a gem and worth a visit on its own right. Plenty of free parking and welcoming and helpful staff at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neverheardofhim
Reviewed January 30, 2019

We have been going here since July last year and loved every visit. All the staff see so friendly. The last visit we did the 5.5 mile long " Wonders of Nature Trail" so peaceful and remote. It was great!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from Bernadette H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes entrance to the estate is via a road and ramped access. Parts of the grounds/gardens are scooter friendly. Hope this helps.
September 16, 2017|
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Response from 123Tammy9 | Reviewed this property |
Partly you can definitely come along in a scooter, not everywhere accessible though
August 18, 2016|
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Response from blackwhite85 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs welcome in grounds on leads; assistance dogs only allowed inside chapel and cafe's. Dogs are allowed in the library at the stables, which can be used to eat your cream scone and tea if it's rainy!