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.
Keep up to date on all that's happening with our conservation project.
One of our Wednesday volunteers, Jill Russell, has been faithfully keeping a diary of her work.
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
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
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
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
All the waste water we flush down sinks, toilets, and drains at Mount Stewart runs back into Strangf…
Mount Stewart is now keeping warm with the help of a new biomass boiler that burns locally-sourced w…
Helped by the unique microclimate on the Ards peninsula, Mount Stewart manages the largest plant col…