Mount Stewart

Important notice -

We are open, and working within NI Executive guidelines to keep our visitors, staff and volunteers safe. We are offering takeaway service only at our café. From Monday 2nd Nov last entry 3pm and gates close 4pm. Please book in advance.

Neo-classical house, celebrated gardens and demesne

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

Visitor Reception, Shop, Tea Room, Second-Hand Book Shop, Lake Walk, Ploughman's Hill, Demesne Walk, Formal Gardens, Rose Garden, Red, Blue, Green and Yellow Trails (including Natural Play Area) are now open. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Mount Stewart (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Sat 31 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Mount Stewart.

Timed entry to Mount Stewart (2 Nov - 8 Nov)

Mon 02 Nov 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Mount Stewart.
Adults and two children taking an autumn walk amongst the trees

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Many historic houses are open in England. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. In line with Welsh Government legislation, all places in Wales will close from 24 October to 9 November. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

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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Eating and shopping

Browse our second hand book shop

Settle down with a good book 

Our secondhand book shop is an absolute haven for bookworms. Pick up a great read to take home with you. We are unable to take donations at present but please keep an eye on our website and social media as we will update as soon as we are able to accept these again. In the meantime, support us by picking up a book or two on your next visit.

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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