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Gibside | Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG, England
+44 1207 542255
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Blowing off some steam

We come to Gibside a few times per year as we have National Trust cards so don't pay for entry... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David J

Bring your walking boots. Beautiful grounds and scenery, fantastic walled garden. Gardeners were... read more

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

We come to Gibside a few times per year as we have National Trust cards so don't pay for entry. Parking can be tricky at busy times but it is generally ok. The main site is accessed up a steep hill but they run regular...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your walking boots. Beautiful grounds and scenery, fantastic walled garden. Gardeners were very obliging to us when we wanted to ask horticultural questions. I would recommend the bacon sandwiches in the main cafe by the entrance. If you're feeling energetic go for one of...More

Thank 123Tammy9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions not great - not much parking so would hate to see it in a summer weekend, and second, like many National Trust properties, very expensive for what it is. Lots of investment has obviously gone into Gibside in terms of the outside space...More

Thank Love_Sea_And_Ski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went today beautiful grounds staff very helpful also a mobility bus takes you to sites up the big hills old hall and orangey great to see as was the chapel and walled garden would I go back yes it was great place

Thank xxrobboxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Range of walks available, shorter walks rather level ground, longer walks involve steep incline at more than one point

Thank Jillian O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late in the day so had to be quick to look around. We started out by the Chapel, then walked up to the Column of Liberty, back down to the shell of what was the great hall, past the orangery and into the...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Gibside is open all year & no matter when you go there is something for all, we visit on various occasions, spring, summer, autumn & winter, we are National Trust Members, but you can pay to get in & there is lots to see.

Thank Ernie H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I've been a few times to Gibside and enjooyed the beautiful walks. I noticed a sign in the market square for a taster tour at 11am and a guided tour at 1pm which I decided to join. I was not disappointed. Andrea was an excellent...More

Thank Carol576
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is an ideal location for dog walkers especially, or simply for people who enjoy the outdoors. You can literally walk for miles in stunning scenery. It is such a shame that Gibside House is now a ruin. You can imagine when seeing it just...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Does what it says on the tin! lovely walks come rain or shine, lots of options depending on interests/ability Friendly, welcoming staff

Thank Jeordie84
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16 September 2017|
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 FamB1 |
Dogs must be on a lead & they cannot go in to hall or play areas. Can be in all outside areas. Children must to taken out of pushchairs around House.