Mount Stewart House & Gardens (Down)
Location: Near Newtownards, Co. Down, BT22 2AD
Description: Home of the Londonderry family since the mid 18th Century, Mount Stewart is full of wonderful artefacts and treasures. The gardens were planted in the 1920s by Edith, Lady Londonderry and consist of vibrant parterres and formal and informal vistas. Many unusual and rare plants thrive in the mild climate of the area.
The Temple of the Winds, James “Athenian” Stuart’s banqueting hall of 1785 overlooks Strangford Lough and is a short distance from the main house. The house tour includes world famous paintings and interesting stories about the Londonderry family.
Visitors can relax in the Bay Restaurant and enjoy culinary delights made from quality ingredients and excellent local produce. A National
Trust shop also offers a wide selection of gifts and local crafts.
Tickets for House Tour and Gardens