Mount Stewart

A view of Mount Stewart house looking across the Italian Garden

Important notice -

There will be restricted access to the Temple of the Winds on Saturday 30 July due to a wedding ceremony taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens

Mount Stewart

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Car Boot Sale

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Free entrance to the car boot sale for browsers.

Garden Experience Day - Propagation Masterclass

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Join Head Gardener, Neil and Propagator, Alanfor a day of learning how to increase your stock of plants. There are many tricks we have discovered over the years to propagating plants from around the world successfully in our challenging conditions!

Monthly Birdwatching

Wed 07 Sep 2016
Mount Stewart and surrounds is an ornithologist's delight with a wide range of feathered friends calling it home throughout the year.

Mount Stewart Conversations

Sat 17 Sep 2016
An unmissable weekend of debate, ideas, storytelling, art and music. Mount Stewart is no ordinary country estate. For hundreds of years, this has been Ireland's secret retreat for royals, leaders of state, influencers and aristocracy. For...

Red Squirrel Day

Sat 24 Sep 2016
Join us for a guided walk around the Red Squirrel Trail and learn all about the work of the Trust to save these endangered animals. Families can also enjoy red squirrel themed activity sessions led by the education team. Guided walks and activity...

Muck in at Mount Stewart

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Mount Stewart is a really special place to visit for many families, but now we have a new way for your family to really help us look after this wonderful corner of County Down, all while having a great day learning, working and growing together.
Mount Stewart

Eating and shopping

The Tea Room at Mount Stewart

Grab something delicious in the Tea Room 

All of the food we sell is made on-site by our Cook and Baker from the best local and seasonal produce. We use the National Trust Cookbook as well as local recipes to create an enticing menu for our visitors.

Mount Stewart


A swan and cygnets swimming in the lake

Mount Stewart summer wildlife

The gardens, woodland and lake are flourishing with wildlife this summer. Look out for the swans and cygnets on the lake.

Go walking

Mount Stewart

Our work

Mount Stewart

Get involved

Orange bunting with the National Trust logo on it

Enjoy members' only social events 

The North Down & Ards Association is a vibrant and welcoming group for National Trust members, organising a wide range of year-round activities which make National Trust membership even more enjoyable and worthwhile.

Mount Stewart


Mount Stewart

Venue hire

A wedding ceremony at the Temple of the Winds at Mount Stewart

Weddings at Mount Stewart 

Mount Stewart boasts a stunning setting for any wedding or civil ceremony - we'll ensure you have the perfect day.