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Notice: Please note that the house will be closed from 21st September 2014 as we prepare to re-open the house again in April 2015. Our gardens remain open all year round.
Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens
Mount Stewart is one of the most inspiring and unusual gardens in the National Trust's ownership.
The garden reflects a rich tapestry of design and great planting artistry that was the hallmark of Edith, Lady Londonderry. The mild climate of Strangford Lough allows astonishing levels of planting experimentation. The formal areas exude a strong Mediterranean feel and resemble an Italian villa landscape; the wooded areas support a range of plants from all corners of the world, ensuring something to see whatever the season.
Mount Stewart House
The house is now closed for the rest of the season while restoration work inside continues. We look forward to welcoming you in April 2015 when the house will open for visitors to enjoy in all its splendour.
Please check back soon for more information on our re-opening after our 3 year long restoration project.
The wonderful gardens are open for you to explore all year round.
Car Boot Sale
Sell your wares or browse for a bargain at our popular car boot sale.
Jazz in the Gardens
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn to enjoy an afternoon of jazz..
Celebrate this harvest festival with flower and vegetable shows and demonstrations.
Festival of Light returns this October (for a spellbinding Hallowe'en special) and weekends in November.
Hundreds of trees around the lake will be illuminated in various colour combinations and animated light displays will take place reflecting in the lake. The lighting will be accompanied by a magical soundtrack.