Mount Stewart

Important notice -

In line with NI Executive guidance, the house, shop, squirrel hide and Tea-room will be closed until 5th March. Our outdoor areas remain open. We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

Neo-classical house, celebrated gardens and demesne

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What's on

Preparing for your visit – Mount Stewart Reopening FAQ’s

Get the answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about reopening and how you can prepare for your visit to Mount Stewart.

Snow capped Mournes from Murlough National Nature Reserve

What's open in Northern Ireland 

In line with NI Executive guidance, our houses, shops and visitor centres will be closed until 1 April to restrict the spread of coronavirus. Our outdoor spaces will remain open for local walkers to enjoy and cafes will offer a limited take-away service. We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. The safety of our staff, volunteers, visitors and local communities remains our priority. We urge people to follow government guidance and stay local.

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Please book ahead before visiting 

Lake Walk, Ploughman's Hill, Demesne Walk, Formal Gardens, Rose Garden, Red (the red trail parkland section will be closed for 3 weeks for its annual grazing) and Blue Trails (including Natural Play Area) are now open. Please book your tickets here before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Mount Stewart (1 Mar - 7 Mar)

Thu 04 Mar 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Mount Stewart.
Visitor on a mobility scooter visiting Mount Stewart Trailhead

Accessibility at Mount Stewart  

Everyone is welcome at Mount Stewart and we want to ensure that all our visitors enjoy their day out with us. We have lots of information on this page to help you plan your visit.

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Things to see and do

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Details of three portraits

Addressing the National Trust's colonial links 

Mount Stewart, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism. Learn more about what we are doing to address the histories of slavery and colonialism and to acknowledge their impact and legacies.

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Our work

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Get involved

An older man and a young woman planting in the gardens

Volunteering at Mount Stewart 

We are currently not recruiting new volunteers. Please keep an eye on this page for future updates, where all new opportunities will be listed with details on how to apply.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Mount Stewart on the National Trust Collections website