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Edith,Lady Londonderry, Lady Mairi Bury, Lady Theresa Chetwynd-Talbot

Women and Power  

Throughout 2018, the National Trust will be celebrating the centenary of the Representation of People Act which brought the vote to some women for the first time. To mark this historic moment, we will be celebrating the lives and legacies of the women who made our places special. At Mount Stewart our focus will be on the women of the Londonderry family whilst exploring perceptions of power

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What's on

Upcoming events

Panasonic Roadshow at Mount Stewart

Sat 18 Aug 2018
Grab your camera and make the most of the stunning surroundings as the Panasonic Roadshow arrives at Mount Stewart. Meet photography experts from Panasonic, try the latest Lumix cameras, have a photo portrait taken or join a photo walk.

Tastings at the Temple: Wine

Sat 18 Aug 2018
Following on from the success of last year, Tastings at the Temple returns. Enjoy an evening of fabulous company, decadent food and some fabulous wine, all in the stunning surroundings of the Temple of the Winds.

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 26 Aug 2018
Bring your picnic and settle down on the lawn with your family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of jazz in the beautiful gardens at Mount Stewart.

Mount Stewart Conversations Festival 2018

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Tickets are now on sale for headline talks and workshops at Mount Stewart Conversations Festival which is set to return on 1 and 2 September 2018.

Mount Stewart Conversations Festival 2018 - Music in Exile

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Mercury Prize-nominated Justin Adams is widely considered to be one of U.K.’s most original guitarists. Justin is known for co-writing The Robert Plant album ‘Mighty Rearranger’ and playing with Plant’s band the Strange Sensation around the world.

Mount Stewart Conversations Festival 2018 - Women & the Art of Conflict Transformation

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Women and the Art of Transformation is a conversation between women practitioners and curators involved in changing ideas and addressing big issues through the arts.
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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.

Sellers at Mount Stewart Car Bazaar

Find your own Treasures at our Car Bazaar 

Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures.

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Bluebells in the woodland

Spring wildlife 

Spring is a unique time to be at Mount Stewart as the gardens and woodland come alive with new the arrival of new wildlife.

Go walking

A dog on a lead with its owner

Dog walking at Mount Stewart 

Mount Stewart has always been a place where dogs can enjoy themselves. Dogs lived here alongside the Londonderry family, and we want to continue the tradition of welcoming responsible dog owners to Mount Stewart.

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Our work

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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.

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An older man and a young woman planting in the gardens

Volunteering at Mount Stewart 

Join our team of volunteers - make new friends, learn new skills and help us to inspire and excite our visitors.

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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.

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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