BBC's Gardeners Question Time comes to Mount Stewart

BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time (GQT) is coming to the shores of Strangford Lough on Saturday 9th June 2018 to hold their annual Summer Garden Party in the beautiful surrounds of Mount Stewart. In addition to the recordings of Gardeners' Question Time on 9 June, we have a packed programme of specialist talks that are free for all visitors to enjoy. These specialist talks, walks and additional activities are free events (normal admission, members free) and do not need to be booked in advance, however, priority will be given to GQT wristband holders and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Gardeners Question Time

BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party at Mount Stewart

BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party at Mount Stewart on 9 June

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BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party

In addition to the recordings of Gardeners' Question Time on 9 June, we have a packed programme of specialist talks that are free for all visitors to enjoy. Find out what's happening across the property.

Mount Stewart Gardeners Question Time

Gardeners Question Time - specialist talks programme

In addition to the recordings of Gardeners' Question Time, we have a packed programme of specialist talks that are free for all visitors to enjoy.

Upcoming events

Bug Detectives

Wed 18 Jul 2018
13:30-15:30
Join in as we get out our magnifying glasses and discover a whole world of bugs and beasties at Mount Stewart ... just where could the little critters be hiding?

*CANCELLED* Creative Gardens: Writing Poetry at Mount Stewart

Wed 18 Jul 2018
18:00-20:00
Join Erin Halliday, award-winning poet and creative writing tutor, author of 'Chrysalis' and 'Pharmakon', for a six-week course writing poetry inspired by the history, family, collection, and grounds of Mount Stewart

Tastings at the Temple: Gin

Sat 21 Jul 2018
19:30-22:30
Following on from the success of last year, Tastings at the Temple returns.

A stroll in a Summer Garden

Sun 22 Jul 2018
11:00-13:00
The gardens at Mount Stewart were recently described as one of the Top 10 Gardens in the World. Enjoy a tour of the gardens with our gardening experts. Booking Essential : Please contact Reception 028 42 788387

Wildlife Trackers

Wed 25 Jul 2018
13:30-15:30
Through games and interactive activities, learn tracking skills and how to look for wildlife around the grounds of Mount Stewart.You may even spot some red squirrels.Booking Essential : Please contact Reception 028 42 788387

Jazz in the Gardens

Sun 29 Jul 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.