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The Dodo Terrace commemorates the Ark Club, a club set up by Edith, Lady Londonderry, in 1915.
Tir N’an Og
The family burial ground which overlooks the lake.
Legend says the white stag takes humans to Tir N’an Og, ‘the land of the everyoung'
Red squirrels are on the decline in Northern Ireland but we have a healthy population of them.
Original Irish Yew creates Sea Monster
The intricate yew topiary at Mount Stewart has delighted visitors for decades and now we've installed a new piece in the Shamrock Garden to rival them all.
The new fourteen foot high sea creature from Celtic mythology known as a Fomorian was created by local artist Terry Dorrian.
Discover the old Walled Garden
This year we have something new to see at Mount Stewart.
At the top of the lake walk you will find a path leading you to what was once the Rose Garden, Dairy and Vinery.
Restoring the historic Walled Garden at Mount Stewart means that we can save the rose garden and home of one of the oldest grape vines in the UK and Ireland, 'The White Syrian' planted in 1769.
Eclectic Garden Seminar - September 2015
This year’s Eclectic Garden Seminar will take place at Mount Stewart on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2015. This year’s theme is both eclectic and diverse! Speakers at the seminar are Diarmuid Gavin, Ken Cox and Richard Wheeler.
Places are limited and booking is essential, so make sure to book your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
What's that plant?
Have you seen a plant you liked on your visit? Not sure what it is? We can help!
Email us and a member of the garden team will identify the plant.
For best results please:
- Describe the location of the plant.
- Provide some photographs of the plant and any special features such as flower and leaf shape, colour, bark etc.
One of our Wednesday garden volunteers, Jill Russell, has been faithfully keeping a diary of her work at Mount Stewart.
You can read it in our reception area or view it online (opens external link).