Things to see & do

There's lots going on

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Walking in a winter wonderland

Leave footprints in the snow

Leave footprints in the snow

Lace up your boots, wrap up warm and join us at Mount Stewart for a delightful winter walk to help you get fit for the New Year. Take your own path or choose one of the leisurely walks below:


We have something special happening all year round at Mount Stewart, so come along to one of our many events.

There's something to entertain the whole family, including your four-legged friends.

Whet your appetite

Go traditional with a cup of tea and a scone © John Miller

Go traditional with a cup of tea and a scone

Whether you just want a cuppa and a tray bake or a delicious meal, our tearoom provides everything you could want to satisfy your appetite on an enjoyable day out. We are proud to source our ingredients locally whenever possible.

  • Open daily: 10am - 4pm.

Shop til you drop

Relaxing shopping without the hustle and bustle of the high street © National Trust

Relaxing shopping without the hustle and bustle of the high street

With constant new stock flying its way onto the shelves and exciting offers to take advantage of, our shop is the perfect place to buy a treat for yourself or a gift.

We are delighted to be able to announce the launch of National Trust gift cards. Gift cards can be redeemed at our shops, restaurants and admission points. They can also be used toward the cost of membership and holiday cottages.

Find out more about our gift cards

Relax with a good book

Cuddle up with a new book © National Trust

Cuddle up with a new book

Our second hand bookshop is located behind the reception area. Since it first opened it has grown from a few books on a table to a proper venue, with shelves displaying the huge selection of books from many areas of interest.

It's stocked entirely with donated books and run by volunteers.

Stop by and pick up a bargain.

Furnish your own garden

Pick up a new plant © Marleen de Kramer

Pick up a new plant

Spruce up your own garden with decorative plants and ornaments.

At Mount Stewart you can pick up more unusual species of plants that we grow in our own gardens. They're sure to be a talking point among your family and friends.

The plants for sale are spray-free, and most are grown on the property from our own stock using peat-free compost.

Buying Mount Stewart grown plants helps to support our conservation propagation programme, conserving our collection for future generations.

Family fun

Free tracker packs to borrow

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.

You can also have a go at one of our other kids activities below: