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just a lovely place

a great place to visit with the family or just for a walk with the dog. Plenty to see and lots of... read more

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David H
Durham, United Kingdom

It’s a good place for wild life you could see birds and maybe if your lucky you will find a red kite

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gibside | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
+44 1207 542255
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Reviewed today

a great place to visit with the family or just for a walk with the dog. Plenty to see and lots of things to explore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a good place for wild life you could see birds and maybe if your lucky you will find a red kite

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A National Trust property with great views and lovely woodland walks. You may see wildlife roaming the woods or you may just want a place where the children can play on the swings. This is definitely a great place to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Get_gazz
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great day out for the kids, was a little worried about the weather, but just wrapped the kids up in clothing that they could get muddy in and had a great day in the park with slides and swings etc. Would recommend this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank derewilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Gibside on Boxing Day.  Tried one of their Cheese Scones.  They are back to their high standards again after a period of tasteless cheese scones. Looks like National Trust are back on track again with their Cheese Scones. You can't fault their meals....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank P9500KIstevec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we visited Gibside half year ago and since that time we have been there 5 times. Mind-we have never used the cafe. So far we completed all the routes in Gibside. When the weather is nice and we fancy a little bit of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gosia_Nap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The magic of Christmas does not reside in Gibsides Santa experience. After standing awkwardly in a small lacklustre room, with a sullen and silent elf, we were invited in to see Santa. The room was silent and eerily dark, Santa’s beard was skew-whiff and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank BrownBear1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in the area for the last decade, today was the first time I actually visited Gibside. I took advantage of the history tour lead by a lovely man named Angus. What a great story: All the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster. Whether you’re...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NewcastleJulia
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Lots to see for both grown ups and children. There is a large play/adventure area to keep the children entertained for an afternoon. Lots of places of interest and walks as well as a couple of lovely little cafes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Really nice place with lovely walks for all ages and abilities. It's most definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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16 September 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.
16 September 2017|
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Response from 123Tammy9 | Reviewed this property |
Partly you can definitely come along in a scooter, not everywhere accessible though
18 August 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!