Gibside | Day Out With The Kids

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Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Outdoor

Gibside is an 18th century landscape garden that’s a haven of adventure and activity.

The wooden fortress at The Strawberry Castle Adventure Play Area is the ideal place for knights, kings, queens, princesses and princes to flock too. Fly high on the swings; zoom down the zip wire and scramble in the water and sand. The Nature Playscape was created from materials found on the Gibside estate and is the perfect place to crawl through tunnels, balance across log bridges and clamber over tree trunks.

Put your balance and strength to the test as you make your way from one tree to another on the Low Ropes Challenge, or build a den using fallen natural material on the grounds in the West Wood Activity Area – remembering to dismantle it and ‘leave no trace’. If all that activity has given you an appetite then the Gibside pub is serving until 9pm, which will go down well with a fresh made-to-order pizza.

Gibside knows how to do a great family day out!

  • Dogs welcome
  • Seasonal events
  • Toilets and kiosk at The Strawberry Adventure Play Area


  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE16 6BG, England


Click here to visit Gibside's website
01207 541820

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday to Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Closed 24th & 25th December


General Admission
Adults from £11.20
Kids from £5.60
Family from £27.60


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