Mount Stewart

Important notice -

Our outdoor areas remain open for local visitors. The shop is open, and the café is takeaway service only. We advise you to book in advance during the busy weekends and holidays. If you do not book, we cannot guarantee admission.

Neo-classical house, celebrated gardens and demesne

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What's on

Preparing for your visit – Mount Stewart Reopening FAQ’s

Get the answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about reopening and how you can prepare for your visit to Mount Stewart.

Snow capped Mournes from Murlough National Nature Reserve

What's open in Northern Ireland 

Our gardens, parks and countryside locations are open. Shops are open and cafes are offering a take-away service. We advise you to book in advance during the busy weekends and holidays. If you do not book, we cannot guarantee admission. Please follow NI Executive guidance to stay local.

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Please book ahead before visiting 

Lake Walk, Ploughman's Hill, Demesne Walk, Formal Gardens, Rose Garden, Red (the red trail parkland section will be closed for 3 weeks for its annual grazing) and Blue Trails (including Natural Play Area) are now open. Please book your tickets here before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Mount Stewart (17 May - 23 May)

Wed 19 May 2021
10:00-15:30
Book your timed entry to visit Mount Stewart.
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

Treasures of Mount Stewart

Magnolia's in Bloom

Mount Stewart in Bloom 

Take a stroll around Mount Stewart in Spring and discover the riot of colour and bountiful blossom to be found with every step.

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History

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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Wildlife

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Eating and shopping

Front of House Outdoor Seating Mount Stewart

Grab something delicious in the Tea Room 

Our Tea room is serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks for grab and go. In line with government guidance there is currently no indoor seating. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Our work

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Get involved

Red squirrel at Mount Stewart

Help protect the Red Squirrels  

Donate today and your contribution will go towards both the immediate short-term supplementary feed and monitoring of the red squirrel recovering population and our longer term woodland management to restore the habitats and biodiversity needed for a functioning woodland ecosystem.

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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