Tickets on Sale for Return of Christmas at Gibside

Posted on August 1st 2022 by Whats on Northeast

Spend time together and create everlasting memories as you wander between the specially chosen illuminations, all to a soundtrack of Christmas classics.  Pause at the mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden and don’t forget to glimpse Father Christmas along the way.

Matthew Findlay, Head of UK Trails for Sony Music/Raymond Gubbay Ltd, said: “We were thrilled with the fantastic response from visitors who enjoyed the trail last Christmas and our planning and preparation is already well underway for this year. Look out for new surprises and you’ll see the gardens in a completely new light!”

A Pealit Tree wrapped in a thousand lights, the gentle Snowflake Park and Green Laser Garden are just some of the curated light installations that will wow and woo visitors of all ages.

Independent street food vendors bring a delicious twist with tasty treats on offer. Complete your walk under the stars with a *spiced winter warmer or *hot chocolate shared with friends and family. Everyone loves toasting a marshmallow over an open fire and the artisan *marshmallow stall gives visitors the chance to warm their hands and enjoy this sweet outdoor tradition.

Christmas at Gibside provides a special way to celebrate the festive season with an unmissable outdoor experience. The trail is designed for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Book early to secure your choice of time and date.


Christmas at Gibside is brought to you by Sony Music in partnership with the National Trust.  The trail is created by Culture Creative.



What:               Christmas at Gibside – The magical, after-dark, illuminated Christmas trail
             From 1 Dec 2022 – 1 Jan 2023.

Closed 5,6,7,12,13,25 Dec

Open from 4.30pm, last entry 8pm and closes at 10pm.
The festive trail is open on selected dates

Why Visit:        Discover a Christmas illuminated trail for all the family set within the beautiful landscape of National Trust Gibside.

Admission:      Advanced From: Adult £19.50, Child £14, Family £64 (2 adults & 2 children).
Free entry for carers and children aged 2 & under.

Parking: on-site £8 per car;


Address:          Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE16 6BG

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