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Gibside Stables Learning & Discovery Centre, Tyne and Wear

Big cosy bunkroom accommodation sleeping 37 in Newcastle upon Tyne for activity groups and families
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2 night weekend price from £ 375
Midweek per night price from £ 225
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 Gibside Stables Learning & Discovery CentreStables courtyard - space to rest and unwindTwo dormitory style bedrooms to sleep 33 peopleRed Kite Room for activities, relaxing or diningBowes Room for dining if you opt for our cateringGibside - a place to play and exploreMagnificent wildlife are all around during a stayActivities to help you explore and discover
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Gibside Stables Learning & Discovery Centre, Tyne and Wear, sleeps 37 in 2 bedrooms.

Gibside Stables Learning & Discovery Centre lies in the heart of Gibside, an 18th century landscape forest garden that is now owned and managed by the National Trust.

School, family, community and corporate groups can stay in our dormitory style accommodation bringing up to 37 people to have a private and personalised stay in our beautiful, listed Georgian style Stables.

Your group can explore our woods, discover our wildlife and learn our history by wandering around the estate in your own time or by selecting from our range of hands-on educational activities, ideal for visiting school groups or by participating in our engaging family events programme.

You can rest and unwind in your home from home environment, play games or run classroom sessions in our comfortable Red Kite Room (which also has an adjoining country style kitchen) or dine here if you choose to self cater.

If you wish to take a break from cooking and accept our catering service you can dine in our newly refurbished Bowes Room, and enjoy our home cooked, healthy and tasty meals.

Gibside has over 600 acres of woodland, parkland and wetland plus historic features like the Palladian Chapel, green house, walled garden and hall that will allow you to reconnect with nature and history during your stay.

You will be surrounded by our magnificent and often rare wildlife - with sightings of the recently returned red kite now common over head, watch swallows dive and feed around the Stables courtyard, find badgers digging outside the door, spot deer strolling through the meadows and see bats darting past as night approaches.

You can use the Stables as a base to visit north-east England's favourite tourist attractions and facilities as it is located only a few miles from Gateshead's Metro Centre and the A1.

Our stories are hundreds of years old, but staying at the Stables will allow your group to feel part of the history and help shape stories of the future. Don't miss out!

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
There is a country style kitchen within the residential centre for groups who wish to self cater or make their own snacks, drinks and supper.
Dining Room
Our recently refurbished Bowes Room is used by groups who opt for our catering. The Red Kite Room within the centre is used by groups who self cater.
Sitting Room
The Red Kite Room is a multi functional room suitable for activities, games, relaxation or dining. This room has two sofa-beds and an adjacent kitchen
TV and Music Facilities
Flat screen TV with DVD player and CD player/radio in the Red Kite Room. Multi media system and large projection screen in the Bowes Room.
Telecom Facilities
Telephones are available within the Centre for emergency use only by group leaders. Mobile reception is limited at the Stables and around the estate.
Games Room
The Red Kite room can be used as a games room with a selection of boards games available for use.
Heating / Open Fires
There are electric heaters in all rooms.
There are two dormitory style bedrooms plus a leaders room adjoining each dormitory all with bunk-beds. Maximum sleeping capacity 37 people.
We provide pillows, mattress covers and single duvets. Please bring a pillow case, a single sheet and a duvet cover for each guest.
Hot showers in separate cubicles and toilets in recently renovated bathrooms for each dormitory plus bathroom for leaders and guests with disabilities
Disabled Facilities
The residential facilities are located on the first floor and can be accessed by lift by wheel chairs users. Accessible toilets and shower facilities.
Children's Facilities
Groups of school children visit regularly, however we do not have baby changing or cot facilities within the centre for babies or young children.
Outdoor Facilities
Over 600 acres of historic woodland, parkland and wetland accessed by a network of roughly surfaced paths (with some steep gradients).
Swimming Pool
Sadly, we do not have a pool but there is one located in Blaydon only 3 miles away.
Gibside's main car park is located a mile from the Centre with limited parking at the Stables itself. We do have a vehicle shuttle service available.
Smoking is not permitted in and around the Centre. Thank you.
Well controlled dogs are welcome (maximum one per group visit).

Large Group Property Location

Gibside is located between Rowlands Gill and Burnopfield, on the outskirts of Gateshead. Sign posted along the A694 from the A1 near the Metro Centre
Nearest Station
Nearest local railway station located at Metro Centre (4 miles), with nearest main line station located in Newcastle upon Tyne (9 miles).
Nearest Bus
Nearest bus stop located in Rowlands Gill with connections to Metro Centre and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Nearest Airport
Newcastle upon Tyne (NCL) (9 miles) easily accessed via main roads or via public transport.
Nearest Town
Rowlands Gill is a small town within a 10 minute walk from Gibside. Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne are also within easy reach within 30 minutes.
Nearest Shop
Gibside has a small shop, larder and tearoom. A supermarket, post office and pharmacy are located in Rowlands Gill.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Pubs offering food and refreshment are located in Burnopfield, a village located within a mile of Gibside. Rowlands Gill also has small restaurants.

Booking Information

Prices start from £12.50(+ vat) per person per night, accommodation only (min. of 15 people apply) Additional charges apply for activities & catering.


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Melanie Hills

Gibside Stables Learning & Discovery Centre, Tyne and Wear
Sleeps 37, Bedrooms 2, Dining 37
+44 (0)1207 541 200
c/o National Trust, Gibside, Burnopfield, NE16 6BG

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