Mount Stewart House, Newtownards

4.5
#1 of 28 in Historic Sites in County Down
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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  • August 21, 2017
    Have visited this place previously with no complaints ,however this time we were disappointed.The admission price for a walk around the gardens was expensive,we had visited the House twice before so t...  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    What magnificent and what beautiful gardens! We have taken lots of pictures of flowers. Lovely afternoon.
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  • August 20, 2017
    beautiful historic house, wander at your leisure round the substantial peaceful gardens and lake. Spend the whole day here taking in the breath taking grounds ornamental gardens and wild life. There i...  more »
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  • Often the weather is milder here than the surrounding area. It's just too beautiful not to visit. There are always new blooms to admire.
  • Beautiful gardens, well kept. Very picturesque walk around the lake. Tour of the house is highly recommended as is visiting the gardens to the rear of the house. Stunning in the autumn. Dog friendly.
  • I love every visit to this place. Stunning location, fabulous house and a great coffee shop. There is always something different to see and the guides are well informed and helpful.
  • National Trust at its best. Great place for family. Beautiful scenery and walks.
  • A superb National Trust property with wonderful grounds. We were lucky to choose a good day for our last visit as we were accompanied by three of our granddaughters,who enjoyed seeing how the family had lived in the house,and running free in the grounds before having a pic-nic and spending some money in the gift shop.

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