Mount Stewart House and Gardens, Down



Mount Stewart House and Gardens is an 18th Century mansion house owned by the Londonderry family and situated just a little way from Greyabbey.

The estate is 98 acres and the house itself is well worth a visit as it houses one of the most exclusive collections of art collected from all over the globe complemented by incredible gardens that include superb examples of a sunken garden and Italian style gardens as well as a terrace full of fantastical concrete animals and a Temple of Winds!

Mount Stewart is one of the most inspiring and unusual gardens in the National Trust’s ownership. Lady Londonderry is said to have been the driving force in establishing these international renown gardens and famous for experimentation with plants. This opulent home has a fantastic heritage and you’ll marvel at the artefacts and art housed here.

It’s usually open from 10am – 4pm daily but check on their website too as times may vary in Winter.


  • Gift shop
  • Ice cream shop
  • Restaurant
  • Plant centre
  • Toilets located in the reception area
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers allowed
  • Family activity packs and seasonal activities available
  • Hip-carrying infant seats for loan.



Our 7 day weather forecast for Ards Peninsula in Down

Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jun 17
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jun 18
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Jun 19
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, Jun 20
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Jun 21
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Jun 22
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (SSW)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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