Our work

Our work

The work we do would be impossible without the help of our volunteers © National Trust / Mount Stewart

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 restaurant or answering your queries, we always try and put 100% into everything we do.

On this page you'll find out more about our current house conservation project, behind the scenes action and current news from the team at Mount Stewart.

Conservation project

We're bringing the house back to its former glory © .

We're bringing the house back to its former glory

The house is currently undergoing a three year project which will involve important conservation work to our Grade A listed building.

We have a dedicated page with lots of information about the project and the opportunity to learn more about the team behind the work we're doing.

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.

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.

Excitement builds for 2015

Mount Stewart is featured on the front page of this seasons magazine © National Trust

Mount Stewart is featured on the front page of this seasons magazine

Mount Stewart has been featured in the summer edition of the National Trust magazine.

Listen as Frances Bailey, Curator at Mount Stewart and Sally Palmer, Editor of the magazine explain why 2014 is such a big year for everyone at Mount Stewart.

Mount Stewart library secured

The historic library at Mount Stewart © NTPL/National Trust Images/Peter Aprahamian

The historic library at Mount Stewart

A hugely important library, dating back two centuries, has been secured at Mount Stewart in County Down.

The news comes after the team in Northern Ireland secured almost £100,000 in funding to purchase the important collection from the estate of the late Lady Mairi Bury.

Behind the scenes

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