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Mount Stewart

Neo-classical house, celebrated gardens and demesne

Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2AD

View of the lake in autumn

Important notice

The property is open as usual (5th Dec), following yesterday's leak. The House will close from Saturday 23rd December, reopening on Thursday 18th January, so the last day the house will be open in 2023 is Friday 22nd December.

Planning your visit

Christmas Tree in the Entrance Hall at Mount Stewart

Events at Mount Stewart 

Find out whats on at Mount Stewart and plan your next adventure!

Family exploring the house dressed for Christmas at Mount Stewart
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Christmas at Mount Stewart 

This winter add a sprinkle of seasonal magic with a visit to Mount Stewart. This Christmas season, join us for a festive children's trail, seasonal storytelling, family activities in the big House, wellness and gift making workshops, twinkly light and Christmassy musical performances.

Visitors exploring house dressed for Christmas at Mount Stewart
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Visiting Mount Stewart with Family 

Find out everything you need to know about visiting Mount Stewart with kids. From exploring the Natural Play area to discovering the squirrel hide as well as essential information on where you'll find baby-changing facilities, places to picnic and more.

Visitors exploring the House at Mount Stewart
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Step inside the house at Mount Stewart 

Explore the historic house and wander through the elegant rooms to discover a much-loved family home, filled with magnificent portraits and personal treasures.

Families exploring the Sunk Garden
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Explore the garden at Mount Stewart 

Take a stroll through the world-class garden at Mount Stewart and discover an extraordinary scope of plant collections and original, historic features.

Visitors stopping to enjoy the view of Srtangford Lough from Mount Stewart, County Down
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Exploring the estate at Mount Stewart 

Pull on your walking boots, choose your route and head out for a walk on the Mount Stewart estate. Spot seasonal wildlife as you go, or run wild in the natural play area.

Visitors walking their dog in the parkland at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
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Visiting Mount Stewart with your dog 

Discover Mount Stewart with your dog. With acres of parkland to explore there's plenty of space for them to bound, sniff, jump and splash. Mount Stewart is a two pawprint rated place.

Visitors inside the Temple of the Winds at Mount Stewart House and Garden, County Down.
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Group visits to Mount Stewart 

The house and gardens at Mount Stewart are world famous. Discover more about the history of the Londonderry family and enjoy a day out with your group. We’ll ensure that you have a day to remember.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down

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