Mount Stewart

A view of Mount Stewart house looking across the Italian Garden

Important notice -

Important notice - Due to Mount Stewart Conversations taking place on 17th and 18th September, there will be increased activity on site and some access restrictions from 15th September. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Neo-classical house and celebrated gardens

Mount Stewart

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Muck in at Mount Stewart

Sun 25 Sep 2016
10:00-15:00
Mount Stewart is a really special place to visit for many families, but now we have a new way for your family to really help us look after this wonderful corner of County Down, all while having a great day learning, working and growing together.

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 25 Sep 2016
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.

Planter's Seminar

Sat 01 Oct 2016
10:00-18:00
This year's Planter's Seminar will take place at Mount Stewart on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October 2016. This year's theme is amazing plants! Speakers at the seminar are Roy Lancaster, Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones, and Dan Hinkley.

Waggy Races

Sun 02 Oct 2016
11:00-12:30
This October Waggy Races comes to Mount Stewart! The route will include our new trails so it's a great opportunity to get and see more of the newly opened demesne.

Monthly Birdwatching

Wed 05 Oct 2016
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.

Brent Watch

Sat 15 Oct 2016
10:30-12:00
Join us at the Lookout, Mount Stewart and various locations around Strangford Lough to marvel at the return of tens of thousands of light-belled brent geese that have completed their epic journey from Arctic Canada. Expect to see a range of other...
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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 swan and cygnets swimming in the lake

Mount Stewart summer wildlife

The gardens, woodland and lake are flourishing with wildlife this summer. Look out for the swans and cygnets on the lake.

Go walking

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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

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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.