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Mount Stewart House

Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4278 8387
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a wonderful place to visit

We paid a visit to Mount Stewart this week and we had a fantastic day. The weather was great and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
c kildare
Day trip

Had a fantastic time walking around Mount Stewart with the family. Youngest 3 and eldest 13. The... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Caroline C
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4278 8387
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We paid a visit to Mount Stewart this week and we had a fantastic day. The weather was great and the grounds of the estate was brimming with colour and a wonderful lake in the centre of this beautifull property added to the amazing scenery....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time walking around Mount Stewart with the family. Youngest 3 and eldest 13. The grounds are marvellous and the house is the last word. Woukd definitely recommend.

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

As I had no visited the attraction since the house had been revamped it was top of my list for this visit. I was impressed new areas have been opened to the public and a real feel of the length of the house can be...More

Thank TjibsnCat
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great setting by the Lough. The NT staff are really helpful and knowledgeable. We found the house and especially the gardens well worth visiting. A must see.

Thank OXON111
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The newly restored Mount Stewart house is well worth a visit. The transformation is amazing with many parts of the house which were previously unopened to the public, including the chapel, now accessible. Very knowledgeable guides, all most polite and welcoming. The gardens, as ever,...More

Thank DebsB
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Beautiful house and friendly guides with so many interesting facts about the house and the place the previous owners had in Irish, British and European history. This was my second visit in the last couple of years and it was great to see the result...More

Thank porridge4
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We live locally and are NT members so have visited Mount Stewwart numerous times, but it still never ceases to amaze, both the house and gardens are gorgeous. This literally is a National treasure, carefully and studiously maintained by the National Trust. What can one...More

Thank Formerlyfatfreddy
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We loved this place the house is fantastic, full of interesting items and artefacts. There is a real sense that the family are still here (because they living in the house). The staff are well informed and very chatty. Make sure you take in the...More

Thank Justin O
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had a great afternoon exploring the house and wandering around the gardens. The guides in each room of the house were knowledgeable and friendly, and there is so much to see in each room. We spent quite a lot of time outside, exploring each...More

Thank desigoodall
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The gardens are rightly rated in the top ten in the country. Really lovely contrast between the formal and informal gardens , with a lake plus swans and a wide variety of trees. The formal gardens are packed with masses of colour and some interesting...More

Thank FredFII
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AlanJoan S
15 April 2017|
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Response from 954vio | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a fee to visit the house and Gardens. I can't remember how much it cost, the tearoom is lovely everything is home baked.
Kathryn P
20 October 2016|
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Response from xyz081 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the national trust. Entry to the property is free if you are a member.
4 August 2016|
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Response from Geoff M | Reviewed this property |
Ian's reply is the best option. Public transport to / from Mount Stewart is rather infrequent. Hiring a car for a limited period is unlikely to be a cost-effective option. Taxi may be costly, but it enables you to decide... More