There can be few historic houses in the British Isles whose history was so definitely and continually shaped by the women of the family.
Find out just how important these women were and the importance they would play throughout the centuries at Mount Stewart.
Discover how Mary Cowan's influence helped raise the Stewart family from merchant to marquess in only one generation.
Discover how Frances Anne, described as a woman of ‘exceptional capacity, energy and decision’ contributed to Mount Stewarts enlargement in the mid nineteenth century, and its’ financial stability until the mid-twentieth century.
Discover how Theresa would utilise Mount Stewart to unite people of political influence, an opportunity which reinvigorated the house, giving it a new sense of purpose.
Discover how Edith, Lady Londonderry gave life to Mount Stewart during the changing times of the twentieth century, when many of its counterparts were facing decline and destruction.