Explore the magical gardens of Mount Stewart

Children looking at a concrete garden sculpture at Mount Stewart

There are a lot of secrets waiting to be discovered in the curious gardens of Mount Stewart in County Down, Northern Ireland.

Spot the animals from Noah’s ark in the Italian garden, pick up a tracker pack from reception and meet the white stag of legend, who takes humans to Tir N’an Og, ‘the land of the everyoung’.

The gardens are some of the most inspiring and unusual that we look after, and exploring them with your family makes a great day out.

A view of the Italian Garden at Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart in County Down, Northern Ireland 

Come and see the unusual and inspiring gardens at Mount Stewart, created by Lady Londonderry. The mild climate of the lough allows a great variety of planting with a Mediterranean feel.