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Mount Stewart House, Newtownards
(4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Listed for potential nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Stewart House offers 2,500 items of Vane-Tempest-Stewart family memorabilia. Enjoy the Mediterranean feel, design, and planting artistry of the renowned gardens, which include plants from around the world. Take a tour of the 18th-century historic home, spot nesting seabirds at the wildlife interpretation center, and keep an eye out for a rare red squirrel. Stop in at the gift shop, ice cream shop, plant center, or the award-winning Bay Restaurant. Use our Newtownards trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Mount Stewart House and other attractions in Newtownards.
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  • A really lovely National Trust property. The staff are helpful and educated, and we decided to sign up for a tour of the house (you can only see the house via tours in the winter I believe), free with...  more »
  • A lovely, relaxing way to spend a few hours. I have visited Mount Stewart a number of times and it never fails to please. The house is not a museum piece, it has been continuously occupied, even durin...  more »
  • Relaxing grounds and perfect for a chill out walk. The gardens are beautiful and inspiring to anyone with even a passing interest in plants. 
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  • Beautifully restored house and gardens. The art collection in the house is worth the visit alone. Interesting historical context but the star of the show are the wonderful gardens. Well worth a visit in any season.
  • Beautiful, peaceful and relaxing. Lovely gardens and woodland to wander around. The cafĂ© provides reasonably priced tasty food.
  • An excellent national trust property, set on the Strangford lough coast, with a large house and both formal and informal gardens. There's also a good cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. It's very family friendly - well worth a visit for at least half a day.
  • It has loads to offer for everyone the house is great and the walks around the grounds are out of this world
  • Brilliant country manor and excellent wedding venue.