The Gibside Hotel is just 5 minutes from the A1M, situated in the centre of Whickham village, and an ideal location for business or pleasure. The village includes a beautiful park, selection of shops, individual restaurants, and local pubs, all within easy walking distance. We overlook the Metrocentre, the largest indoor shopping and leisure complex in Europe, with easy access to Newcastle city centre, and the Quayside, the hub of Newcastle Nightlife. Gateshead, Durham and the region`s main commercial centres are all within easy travelling distance, and the hotel is surrounded by some of the North East`s finest heritage . Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel , and we have extensive car parking available at the rear of the hotel . Paco`s Restaurant offers a high standard of cuisine, and an elegant setting suitable for any occasion. The Chef`s Specialities are complimented by a full A La Carte Menu. Our wine list offers an extensive selection of wines from around the world. Relax in style in the hotel`s Egyptian themed `Sphinx` Bar, with superb panoramic views across The Tyne Valley. It`s a perfect meeting place for informal drinks with colleagues, business associates, friends and family. Enjoy the atmosphere, and sample the variety of international beers, wines and cocktails available. We cater for groups from 2 up to 150 guests, and have an extensive choice of all inclusive Day and Residential Delegate rates. Deposit due at time of booking for groups and also a different cancellation policy - please check with hotel. Also bonds are due for all male or all female groups.
DIRECTION TO THE GIBSIDE HOTEL. from: AI SOUTH - FROM CHESTER-LE-STREET.
Continue following signs for the Metrocentre. The Team. Valley Trading Estate is on the right hand side of the motorway. Next exit on the left from Motorway signposted Consett A692 Whickham B6317 and Teams. Major roundabout turn left - signposted Consett A692. Take right hand lane to mini roundabout, right at mini roundabout sign posted "Whickham". This is "Whickham Highway" B6317 which leads onto Front Street" approx 2 miles straight on all of the time. Shopping Centre on right hand side. Hotel immediately past Shopping Centre on right. Car Park first right past Hotel at rear. Reception also at rear of Hotel.
DIRECTIONS FROM AI NORTH & A69 (SCOTLAND)
If coming from A69 Scotland join the A1 South when signposted. Following the A1 cross over the River Tyne Take the 1st slip road left, signposted "Whickham and Swalwell". Right at the next roundabout still following signs for "Whickham and Swalwell". Left at mini roundabout and follow road for about 200 yards. Right at traffic lights - signposted "Whickham" up bank, straight ahead at traffic lights at the top of the bank. The Gibside is now on the left hand side on the B6317, large stone built hotel. For Car Park and Reception " left at Oddbins Off-Licence, before the hotel and come around the rear of the hotel
Promotion night every Thursday in the Sphinx Lounge Bar - half price cocktail night , and drinks promotion .
Discount for residents dining in Paco's Restaurant
Pizza and Pasta Happy Hour special in Sphinx Lounge Bar - £4.95
Discounted entrance to Beamish Museum for residents during the Summer season
Sports and Leisure
Golf Academy at our sister hotel, The Beamish Park ( 4 miles away ) 20 bay floodlit golf driving range, nine
hole par three course , practice greens and bunkers. PGA approved Golf Professional .
Stuff for Kids
Special accommopdation rates for children - under 12 years and sharing with 2 full paying adults children are accommodated free ( In Standard rooms ) and only pay for meals taken in the hotel . Children in Delux rooms £10.00 per child per night
High chairs and cots available .
Childrens menu .
Wedding Receptions up to 150 guests, in the Bowes Suite and Paco's Restaurant. Full Wedding Pack and brochure available on request . Both The Bowes Suite and 'Paco's' Restaurant are licensed for Civil Ceremonies .All inclusive Wedding packages available .
Living the High Life
The Gibside Hotel is within easy reach of Newcastle City Centre - and the lively 'Quayside ' with bars and nightclubs.
Also within easy travelling distance - the Sage Music Centre Gateshead, Tthe Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art , Gibside Chapel, Beamish Museum and most of the major tourist attractions in the area .