Our work

Our work

The work we do would be impossible without the help of our volunteers © Elaine Hill

The work we do would be impossible without the help of our volunteers

We're very proud of the work we do at Mount Stewart each day. Whether it be planting in the garden, serving you in the tearoom or answering your queries, we always try and put 100% into everything we do.

On this page you'll find out more about the work we do behind the scenes as well as current news from the team at Mount Stewart.

Our blogs

  • Conservation project

    Keep up to date on all that's happening with our conservation project.

  • Volunteer's garden diary

    One of our Wednesday volunteers, Jill Russell, has been faithfully keeping a diary of her work.

  • Events

    It may be hard work, but it's fun! Discover what happens behind the scenes at our events.

Mount Stewart restoration project

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Mount Stewart reunited with its demesne

An aerial view of the Mount Stewart demense 

An aerial view of the Mount Stewart demense

The house and gardens at Mount Stewart are set to be reunited with their historic demesne after more than 50 years, increasing the amount we look after from 100 to 1000 acres.

Turning into Transylvania

Dracula star Luke Evans on location in Northern Ireland © Universal Pictures

Dracula star Luke Evans on location in Northern Ireland

A host of iconic National Trust places including Mount Stewart are set to feature in Dracula Untold, one of the biggest films to be released worldwide this autumn.

Filmed at locations throughout Northern Ireland including Mount Stewart, the Giant's Causeway and Divis and the Black Mountain, the Universal Pictures production is to be released on 3 October.

Commended for use of digital media

We were commended in the category of 'Best use of digital/social media' © Lyndsey Colgan

We were commended in the category of 'Best use of digital/social media'

Thanks to our online coverage and engagement during last year’s Festival of Light, we were chosen as a finalist in the category of ‘Best use of digital/social media’ at the 2014 Northern Ireland Tourism Awards held in the Ulster Hall, Belfast.

Behind the scenes

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