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

Planters Seminar

Sat 22 Sep 2018
11:00-18:00
Come and have a 'productive' weekend at our two day gardening seminar. Tour our award winning gardens before hearing from the experts,Ken Cox, Bob Flowerdew and Stephen Barstow on how to make your garden work for you.

Woodland Whisky Tour - Mount Stewart and Echlinville Distillery

Sat 22 Sep 2018
14:00-18:30
Explore the unexplored, combining a guided walk along trails in the estate farmland at Mount Stewart with a fascinating visit to Echlinville Distillery. Experience the fine art of whiskey making and taste a golden drop!

Red Squirrel Day

Sat 29 Sep 2018
10:00-14:00
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
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.

Yeats' Women

Sat 06 Oct 2018
19:30-21:30
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
19:00-22:00
Become a sleuth for the evening for a night of murder and intrigue (with a healthy dose of glamour) at Mount Stewart.