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 returns to Mount Stewart

BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party returns to Mount Stewart on Saturday 8 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 8 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

The Big Butterfly Count

Fri 19 Jul 2019
10:00-16:00
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

*Sold Out* Tastings at the Temple – Lazy Summers Evening (Wine)

Sat 20 Jul 2019
19:30-22:30
Please note that this event is now sold out. The next Tastings at the Temple will take place on Sat 19th October. Enjoy an evening of fabulous company and a delicious summer themed menu, all in the stunning surroundings of the Temple of the Winds.

Summer Garden Walk

Sun 21 Jul 2019
11:00-13:00
The gardens at Mount Stewart were recently described as one of the Top Ten Gardens in the World and they come alive at this time of year.

Wildlife Trackers

Wed 24 Jul 2019
13:30-15:30
Explore the many habitats to be found around the grounds of Mount Stewart. Through games and interactive activities, learn tracking skills and how to look for tell-tale signs of wildlife. You may even spot some red squirrels!

Rock Pool Picnic

Fri 26 Jul 2019
13:00-15:00
Young wildlife enthusiasts will love this day out at the magical Kearney Village on the Outer Ards Peninsula.

Family Bike and BBQ

Sat 27 Jul 2019
17:30-21:00
Ever wanted to cycle the trails at Mount Stewart? We are delighted to be working in conjunction with Cycling Ireland to open up the grounds of Mount Stewart for families to enjoy an evening of cycling, BBQ & free bike maintenance.