* Sold Out* Bug Detectives

Join in as we get out our magnifying glasses and discover a whole world of bugs and beasties... just where could those little critters be hiding?

  • Booking essential

Join in as we get out our magnifying glasses and discover a Whole world of bugs and beasties… just where could those little critters be hiding?

This is a drop off activity for children aged 5–11 years.

Booking Essential. Contact 028 4278 8387.


Event ticket prices
  • Child £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 028 4278 8387
5-11 year old
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Mount Stewart Reception
What to bring and wear
Warm / waterproof clothing - weather dependent


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
7 August 2019 13:30 - 15:30 Sold out

Contact Info

Call 028 4278 8387

Upcoming events

The Big Butterfly Count

Sun 21 Jul 2019
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

Summer Garden Walk

Sun 21 Jul 2019
The gardens at Mount Stewart were recently described as one of the Top Ten Gardens in the World and they come alive at this time of year.

Wildlife Trackers

Wed 24 Jul 2019
Explore the many habitats to be found around the grounds of Mount Stewart. Through games and interactive activities, learn tracking skills and how to look for tell-tale signs of wildlife. You may even spot some red squirrels!

Rock Pool Picnic

Fri 26 Jul 2019
Young wildlife enthusiasts will love this day out at the magical Kearney Village on the Outer Ards Peninsula.

Family Bike and BBQ

Sat 27 Jul 2019
Ever wanted to cycle the trails at Mount Stewart? We are delighted to be working in conjunction with Cycling Ireland to open up the grounds of Mount Stewart for families to enjoy an evening of cycling, BBQ & free bike maintenance.

Tour the Temple

Sun 28 Jul 2019
Join one of our guides for a tour of the Temple of the Winds. Hear the history of this special building and enjoy the stunning views over Strangford Lough.