Spring into Easter at Mount Stewart

Now that Spring has arrived we've got some blooming lovely events coming up at Mount Stewart. Why not explore our new Demesne Nature Trail, try some family crafts or take part in this year’s Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and leave with a delicious Cadbury chocolate prize as a reward!

Saturday 24 March -  Discover Spring on the Demesne

Blow away the cobwebs and join the Area Rangers on a behind the scenes three mile walk/talk through the rolling countryside of the Demesne and enjoy the wealth of wildlife, history and stunning landscape of this unique setting

Spring Crafts; 24 March 2018, 25 March 2018, 7 April 2018, 8 April 2018

Join us today from 11am to 3pm and create some spring crafts with our staff and volunteers

Spring Colouring-In : 28 March - 6 April

Join us today for some spring colouring-in from 11am to 3pm, go for a walk around our stunning house and gardens or visit the Natural Play Area and discover our beautiful Demesne.

Eco-Explorers:  28 March 2018 & 6 April

Learn how to build a red squirrel drey, enjoy some tracking games, find your flock and learn how animals use their senses.

Planting at the Potting Shed (Vegetables): 29 March

Get your hands dirty and learn how to plant and grow your own vegetables with Daniel our Apprentice Gardener. Suitable for families.

Family Guided Bird Walks: 4 April 2018

Join Gemma Sandford for a guided family bird walk - learn about our feathered visitors and see if you can spot them on your travels.

Family Gardern Tours and Planting (Flowers): 7 April 2018, 8 April

Join Lisa our Interpretive Gardener for a family friendly tour of our world-class gardens and learn all about planting your own flowers. Times TBC

Join a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
2018 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt logo
Join a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Cadbury Egg Hunt 30 March- 3 April

Hop on down to Mount Stewart this Easter to help Bunny find the clues dotted around the lake.  Solve the clues to uncover the magic word and claim your prize. Complete this year’s Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and leave with a delicious Cadbury chocolate prize as a reward! Normal admission charges apply and dogs on leads are welcome.

There is an additional £1.50 charge per each Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.










Upcoming events

Red Squirrel Day

Sat 29 Sep 2018
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
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
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
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
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