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Address: Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 4278 8387
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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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Stunning gardens

No matter what time of the year you visit there is always something of interest to see in the formal gardens or around the lake area. The huge variety of plants both native and... read more

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Newtownards
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No matter what time of the year you visit there is always something of interest to see in the formal gardens or around the lake area. The huge variety of plants both native and from more exotic locations creates constant eye catching displays. My favourite times and places are high summer in the formal gardens and autumn around the lake... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mount Stewart has recently undergone a transformation and is very in keeping with the heritage of the house. Fanastic inside and out. Staff have a great knowledge of the Stewart family and are very keen to share the stories. The work in the house shows it off to a very high standard. The gardens are great to walk around and... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gardens and lake are beautiful! Pick a month that plants like rhodedendrons bloom, the walk is quite short and well kept. The house itself is beautiful and well worth the tour. The cafe is well run and you don't have to visit the grounds to use it.

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Thank Alex M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mount Stewart is well worth a visit. The grounds are superb and the House truly amazing. Great for walking the dogs or for a relazing stroll around the lake, gardens and house. Highly recommend a visit. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Susan DeBoer
Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ground in this attraction are superb, especially in the autumn where the colours are astounding, especially if you visit of a dry sunny day when you can sit on the benches around the park to simply enjoy the views across the lake. You can add a visit to the house but fro me the grounds are the thing. The... More 

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Thank Philip M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the house was closed for Christmas and we had heard fantastic things about it, we were still pleased that the gardens were open. Such a lovely place on a sunny day, any time of year!

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Thank Lynn J
Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit with mr & Mrs clause they welcomed the children into their sitting room & spoke to each child individually. I do have to say it would be better to advise on the national trust website what the visit would involve. My son is 19months old & the majority of the visit was not suited to his... More 

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Thank Gillian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

A Last minute chance took myself,daughter and two grandaughters to christmas experience at MOUNT STEWART. It was a dry cold day but kids were HAPPY they were going to see Santa AND Mrs Claus. At reception We were told all details. We were met by ELF 1 who took our two girls and another family of a little boy and... More 

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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Took my 7 yr old grandson to see Santa. A bit underwhelming!! After visiting the nursery, the kitchen and then Santa we were given marshmallows to toast. Out into the dark and found our way to the open fire to tosst them. Nobody about except guy who obviously was keeping the fire going. The reception area had closed and found... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the National Trust membership to have access to places like this. Extensive informal gardens with easily accessible walks, taking in lake and wooded areas. For the more active and adventurous, there are trails extending over several km of woodland, with opportunities to see local wildlife if you're patient. The formal walled gardens are well manicured and have quirky... More 

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