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Address: Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028-4278-8387
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Activities: Hiking, Biking
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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A gem. Highly recommended.

Always a gem. It always feels like coming home when you visit Mount Stewart gardens/house. The staff are always extremely friendly/helpful and informative. Picnic by the lake on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Northen Ireland
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Always a gem. It always feels like coming home when you visit Mount Stewart gardens/house. The staff are always extremely friendly/helpful and informative. Picnic by the lake on a lovely day and it can feel as though you have just taken a moment out from the hustle & bustle of normal day-to-day life. A perfect place to unwind, reflect and... More 

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Bangor, Co. Down
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to Mount Stewart since it was re-opened to the public after its three year / £ 7.1m. refurbishment. In their decoration, great new collection of paintings on display, each of the rooms clearly demonstrated the care, and attention to detail, lavished on them. I've no doubt that, were Lady Edith Londonderry [ the mansion's former... More 

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NTmountstewart, Web-Editor at Mount Stewart House, responded to this review

Hello Geoff, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, I have forwarded your comments to both our House and Visitor Services teams who are looking into these issues. Kind regards, The team at Mount Stewart More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful place. The gardens are just perfect and the walk around the lake is beautiful. Just perfect for a lovely day out.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've visited Mount Stewart a few times since becoming NT members and plan to visit a lot more over the coming year as it's so close to home. The grounds and gardens are a beautiful place to spend a few hours either having a gentle dander or really getting some good exercise, because of the layout and all the mature... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The gardens are great, but the house did not live up to the hype. There are no tour guides, so you take yourself around. There is really not much to see inside, only part of the house is open.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Always love Mount Stewart. This was the first time taking my 6 year old niece. Really like the house. The staff were lovely. The newly refurbished hall looks amazing. The gardens are great. It was overcast when we visited and the gardens will look better later in the summer but it was lovely to see the bluebells. The gardens are... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Came here for a day out and it was well worth it. Of course the weather really helped but the gardens are just stunning. There is just something different around every corner. The grounds are great for a walk and the ducks and swans on the lake are a joy to watch. The tour of the house is amazing and... More 

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hereford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Stunning gardens and topiary on the edge of picyuresque Strangford Lough. Free entry if NT member in UK

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Drogheda, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Visited house and gardens for which you should give yourself a minimum half day. House first which is being opened in increasing amounts to public. I suppose many stately homes have common features but I felt a more personal and lived-in feel about Mount Stewart. The house is interesting but is the shorter part of the trip. Wonderful grounds with... More 

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northern ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I recently took my father here for the vintage car show, was a fabulous day out we even had afternoon tea on a red bus! Fabulous cars and staff loved it!

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Address: Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028-4278-8387
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newtownards

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