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Beautiful Estate well worth a visit

The Estate is well kept with plenty of lovely walks and a beautiful garden run by volunteers. Parts... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bobby M
Return to Gibside!

This is our second visit to Gibside, this time as NT members. Two years ago we stayed at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North West England, United Kingdom
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Gibside | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
+44 1207 542255
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice place for a walk down the 'avenue'. However, not the usual NT standard. Some interesting workshops (once you find them in the stables). Seem wasted as so tucked away. cafe with messy outside that could do with some plant pots to brighten it...More

Thank KazPortsmouth
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Estate is well kept with plenty of lovely walks and a beautiful garden run by volunteers. Parts of the grounds are very quiet and serene and if you need a refreshment or bite to eat then the cafe can provide a good snack, meal...More

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit to Gibside, this time as NT members. Two years ago we stayed at the beautiful Landmark Trust property on the estate, the Banqueting House. Not much seems to have changed in the grounds, despite the plans for stabilising the ruined...More

Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I have been coming to Gibside for a long time now, we're members and I would recommend getting a membership as visits without a membership can become very expensive. We bring our two kids, one is 3 years old and the other...More

Thank Emmie2288
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gibside is a super place to explore and have a good walk at the same time - its what I call a natural gym with interesting surprises around very corner. I particularly like the bird life and trying to spot deer and animals as I...More

Thank robsonmccabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit to spend the day outdoors. Lots of different areas to see, and despite going a few times now it was the first time I went into the chapel (slightly underwhelming) and to the Orangery which had beautiful views. Easy to spend...More

Thank LYPud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Postcode takes you directly to the estate so easy to find with SatNav. Parking is free, as is admission, if you are a national trust member. A pleasant board walk takes you from the car park to an area with a cafe and shop. Beyond...More

Thank nikki s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here to meet up with an old university friend whilst on holiday. Lovely open spaces with long walks away from the main areas where we saw some red kites flying above us.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our two grandsons to Gibside who are 11 & 9 and were clearly too big for the main playground area, so took them to the low ropes which looked perfect for them but unfortunately there were loads of very small children, with parents...More

Thank timetoponder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gibside is a very large site with plenty of opportunities for walks, there is the chapel and the walled garden is very nice, there is the usual shop and café which is quite large and has a good range of food and drink and on...More

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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!