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Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress
Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone
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Gibside is an 18th-century landscape garden with 243 hectares to explore. There are miles of paths through woodland and across open spaces. Wander past ponds and along the River Derwent as you view historic buildings including the Palladian Chapel, stable block, and hall ruin. There are three different play areas to explore and a woodland den-building area. Schools can choose to visit self-led and plan their own activities or choose to book National Trust led activities.
All visits must be booked in advance. Email gibsideCYP@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01207 541204 to book.
Click ‘Apply now’ to find out more on their website.
Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!
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We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.
Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.
National Trust led activities: £2.50+VAT per child for a half day session, £4+VAT per child for a full day
National Trust education group membership also required for entry to Gibside
Gibside, Rowlands Gill
NE16 6BG. Tyne & Wear
Summer hours 10-6, winter hours 10-4. Open every day of the year apart from Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.