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Address: Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028-4278-8387
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Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: Remarkable 18th-century house and 98-acre garden that reflect the rich...
Remarkable 18th-century house and 98-acre garden that reflect the rich history of the Stewart family who played a leading role in British social and political life.
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Wonderful gardens

Really interesting house surrounded by stunning gardens. Excellent stewards, lovely cafe with delicious food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Really interesting house surrounded by stunning gardens. Excellent stewards, lovely cafe with delicious food.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens and lovely walk around lake. The cafe is very good. We visit here most times when we go over to Newtownards.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Mount Stewart is not to far for home for me so I know it well. It has a beautiful garden and house neither of which should be missed. Give yourself self plenty of time to visit, stroll round the lake, take a rest on the seats admire the trees with their changing colours each season. Then do a escorted tour... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Capturing a begone era a visit to Mount Stewart House and garden is well worth the time spent. The self guided visit allows for time to linger and take in the attention to detail. When we wanted to know more knowledgeable guides in every room captivated us. The restoration has been a wonderful legacy for current and future generations to... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The estate is so worth a visit. The interior of the house is amazing, filled with the most beautiful contents of that era. The gardens are divine. All staff were very helpful and informative.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I was excited to visit Mount Stewart to see the progress on the renovations which have been on-going for the past three years. It is clear they have done a great job here, so much so that apart from the grand entrance hall's new paint colour scheme it is hard to remember the place being much different. Most of the... More 

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Belfast
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

While the restoration of the house is magnificent we were very disappointed by the nature of the 'self-guiding' of each room. Though staff are present to answer questions it lacks the narrative of a complete tour and we came away feeling we had learned very little especially in comparison to our visit to Castle Ward the month before which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

such a beautiful place to visit. Always well staffed, never a long wait to get in, sometimes a longer walk from overflow car park. Stunning gardens, beautiful walk around the lake. You take your own tour of the main house with plenty of volunteers on hand for questions. Lots of little hidey places for a picnic and the formal gardens... More 

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Killinchy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

What a wonderful place to visit. Full of history and a great insight into how the well to do lived in the past. Beautiful walks around the grounds and such a place to have a picnic. There's also a lovely coffee shop and souvenir shop. Recently refurbished but you wouldn't know it because it has been done so sympathetically.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Visited yesterday as we were excited about seeing the new restoration in the house. The house did look magnificent and the Stubbs painting very much was the highlight. However we were so disappointed that it was a self guided tour. We always enjoy listening to the guides in National Trust properties as each one has their own individual interests and... More 

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