Children's activities at Mount Stewart

A boy in a red coat climbing a tree at Mount Stewart
Tick tree climbing off your '50 things' list National Trust Images / Megan Taylor

After the little ones have tired themselves out running around the gardens, why not help them complete some of our fun Mount Stewart themed activities.

Things to do at Mount Stewart

50 things

Become an outdoor explorer with our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾, a fun and exciting range of activities made especially for kids. Pick up a scrapbook at our reception and tick off the activities you complete.
Have a go at our top 5:
  • Climb a tree
  • Hunt for bugs
  • Make a trail with sticks
  • Make a grass trumpet
  • Explore inside a tree

Tracker packs

Tracker packs are available to borrow from our reception desk, they contain lots of Mount Stewart themed activities and are presented in a small backpack so are easy to transport from one part of the garden to the next.

Ark Club wordsearch and spot the animals

The ark in the Italian garden at Mount Stewart is full of some very strange and exotic animals. Noah had great difficulty in keeping track of them all. Download our Ark Club activity sheet and see if you can track down all the animals.


Things to do at home

Red Squirrel quiz

Do you know all there is to know about Red Squirrels? Take our quiz to find out if you’re an expert or need to brush up on your knowledge!

Crafts to do at home

Get your creative mind into gear and re-create your visit to Mount Stewart. Have a go at making your own white stag statue.
You could also try to become a great artist like George Stubbs and draw or paint your own Hambletonian.