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

Faces of Change: Votes for Women

Sat 19 Jan 2019
11:00-14:30
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

Monthly Birdwatching

Sat 02 Feb 2019
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.

Faces of change - Votes for Women - Closing Event

Sat 02 Feb 2019
12:00-13:00
Join us at Mount Stewart on Saturday 2 February 12.00pm & 2pm for a for a final chance to view this important exhibition and enjoy a closing tribute to Faces of Change in the form of a poetry recital from the community group Women Aloud NI.

Free Open Day

Sat 09 Mar 2019
10:00-17:00
Enjoy free admission at a number of National Trust places today. Come and meet our staff and volunteers, and learn more about the amazing places we look after.

World Book Day Weekend

Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
Do you like jumping in muddy puddles like Peppa Pig or do you have adventures like The Famous Five? We would love to hear all about your favourite stories and characters at our World Book Day Weekend. Come dressed up and join the fun.

Night Run - Experience Mount Stewart in a New Light

Sat 09 Mar 2019
17:15-21:00
Join us for our Night Run this March, in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun at your own pace, meeting new people, exploring Mount Stewart after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.