The House at Mount Stewart

When the creative and imaginative Edith, Lady Londonderry, made Mount Stewart her home in 1921, she created something truly unique. So delighted with her new home, she wrote to her husband Charles, ‘this is the most divine house, why do we live anywhere else!’

A book and ink pots sitting on a desk overlooking one of the gardens at Mount Stewart

House tours

From March to October the House is open Monday to Sunday and we offer both guided tours (morning) and free flow tours (afternoon) during these months. On busy days (e.g. Mother’s Day, Open Day, Jazz Sundays, Easter Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) the house will be free flow only. From November to February, guided house tours are available Thursday to Sunday.

Drawing Room at Mount Stewart

Experience the Londonderry Loan Collection at Mount Stewart 

Learn more about these items of international importance - items which also help set in a broader historical context the Londonderry family’s sense of public duty towards, and involvement in, national and international affairs alongside all the other wonderful family objects, portraits and memorabilia.

An old red telephone sitting on a desk at Mount Stewart

Beautiful rooms and treasures 

Mount Stewart plays host to many items of family memorabilia including paintings, ceramics, furniture and porcelain brought back from the family's travels. Find out more about what rooms and objects of interest you can see at Mount Stewart.

A map of the house at Mount Stewart

Restoring Mount Stewart house 

Our restoration project saw the house brought back to how it looked when it was home to the 7th Marchioness Edith, Lady Londonderry.