Mount Stewart

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

Red Squirrel Day

Sat 29 Sep 2018
10:00-14:00
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.

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 30 Sep 2018
14:00-16:30
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.

Yeats' Women

Sat 06 Oct 2018
19:30-21:30
Glynis Casson and Daniel Costello tell the story of Yeats’ life and the women who supported him, helped him and loved him. They will be joined by Claire Roche, Harpist and Singer, who has put a number of Yeats’ poems to music.

Murder Mystery "Spirit of Place"

Fri 26 Oct 2018
19:00-22:00
Become a sleuth for the evening for a night of murder and intrigue (with a healthy dose of glamour) at Mount Stewart.

Faces of Change ‘Votes for Women’ Touring Exhibition

Fri 09 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
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

Santa at Mount Stewart

Fri 30 Nov 2018
14:00-15:00
Santa tickets will be released at 12 noon on Tuesday 25th September.
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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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Wildlife

A red squirrel peering out from behind a branch

Autumn wildlife 

Autumn is a unique time to be at Mount Stewart. It's not just the foliage changing, it's the wildlife too.

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