Mount Stewart

A view of Mount Stewart house looking across the Italian Garden

Important notice -

There will be restricted access to the Temple of the Winds on Saturday 30 July due to a wedding ceremony taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens

Mount Stewart

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Lend a hand

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Lend a hand are 'have a go' opportunities to make a difference as we care together for this amazing place. You do not need to book ahead for these days as they are drop in activities which you can take part in for 2 minutes or 2 hours if you prefer.

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 31 Jul 2016
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of jazz in the beautiful gardens at Mount Stewart.

Monthly Birdwatching

Wed 03 Aug 2016
Mount Stewart and surrounds is an ornithologist's delight with a wide range of feathered friends calling it home throughout the year.

Car Boot Sale

Sat 06 Aug 2016
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Free entrance to the car boot sale for browsers.

Bug Detectives

Wed 10 Aug 2016
Join in as we get out our magnifying glasses and discover a whole world of bugs and beasties at Mount Stewart ... just where could the little critters be hiding?

Garden Experience Day - Border Design Masterclass

Sat 13 Aug 2016
Join Head Gardener, Neil and Gardener, Lisa for a day of learning how to compose with plants. There are many different styles of planting at Mount Stewart, from the Jekyll-like ribbons of the Mairi Garden to the exuberance of the Italian Garden.
Mount Stewart

Eating and shopping

The Tea Room at Mount Stewart

Grab something delicious in the Tea Room 

All of the food we sell is made on-site by our Cook and Baker from the best local and seasonal produce. We use the National Trust Cookbook as well as local recipes to create an enticing menu for our visitors.

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A swan and cygnets swimming in the lake

Mount Stewart summer wildlife

The gardens, woodland and lake are flourishing with wildlife this summer. Look out for the swans and cygnets on the lake.

Go walking

Mount Stewart

Our work

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Get involved

Orange bunting with the National Trust logo on it

Enjoy members' only social events 

The North Down & Ards Association is a vibrant and welcoming group for National Trust members, organising a wide range of year-round activities which make National Trust membership even more enjoyable and worthwhile.

Mount Stewart


Mount Stewart

Venue hire

A wedding ceremony at the Temple of the Winds at Mount Stewart

Weddings at Mount Stewart 

Mount Stewart boasts a stunning setting for any wedding or civil ceremony - we'll ensure you have the perfect day.