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Mount Stewart House, Newtownards

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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 interesting house and gardens with the most outstanding staff, especially in the house - they were so knowledgeable and Clearly so proud of the place  more »
  • This place is stunning! We are lucky to have such a beautiful place so full of history and beauty on our doorstep. The staff are all lovely, helpful and knowledgeable. There is a little shop and cafe....  more »
  • This garden is owned by the NT. The majority of NT gardens (99.99%) in the UK do not allow dogs. During our driving trip around Northern Ireland with our little dog we discovered to our delight that t...  more »
  • 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.