Mount Stewart

Important notice -

The Gift Shop at Mount Stewart will be closed on Monday 28th January for a Stock Take, we will be open as usual on Tuesday 29th.

Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens

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

A couple walking their dog on a path lined with trees

Keep fit at Mount Stewart 

Begin the New Year with your new fitness regime at Mount Stewart. We have beautiful walks for all ages and abilities to enjoy and afterwards you can enjoy that cappuccino in the tea room guilt free.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Faces of Change: Votes for Women

Thu 24 Jan 2019
11:00-14:30
Inspired by the centenary anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, our forthcoming partnership with the National Portrait Gallery “Faces of Change ‘Votes for Women’ , will bring a significant collection of national importance to Northern Ireland

Monthly Birdwatching

Sat 02 Feb 2019
10:30-12:00
Mount Stewart and surrounds is an ornithologist's delight with a wide range of feathered friends calling it home throughout the year.

Faces of change - Votes for Women - Closing Event

Sat 02 Feb 2019
12:00-13:00
Join us at Mount Stewart on Saturday 2 February 12.00pm & 2pm for a for a final chance to view this important exhibition and enjoy a closing tribute to Faces of Change in the form of a poetry recital from the community group Women Aloud NI.

Free Open Day

Sat 09 Mar 2019
10:00-17:00
Enjoy free admission at a number of National Trust places today. Come and meet our staff and volunteers, and learn more about the amazing places we look after.

World Book Day Weekend

Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
Do you like jumping in muddy puddles like Peppa Pig or do you have adventures like The Famous Five? We would love to hear all about your favourite stories and characters at our World Book Day Weekend. Come dressed up and join the fun.

Night Run - Experience Mount Stewart in a New Light

Sat 09 Mar 2019
17:15-21:00
Join us for our Night Run this March, in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun at your own pace, meeting new people, exploring Mount Stewart after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.
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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.

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Wildlife

A red squirrel standing on a tree trunk with a nut in its mouth

Winter wildlife 

It may be a lot colder in winter but there's still plenty of wildlife to see including wintering redwing and flocks of finches.

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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Groups

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