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Mount Stewart House

Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4278 8387
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Took my 7 yr old grandson to see Santa. A bit underwhelming!! After visiting the nursery, the... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Ruthiebabes249
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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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Very fine house with formal gardens and extensive parkland

Well worth the National Trust membership to have access to places like this. Extensive informal... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
davidharcourt
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT22 2AD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 9 December 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...More

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Reviewed 8 December 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...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to Mount Stewart several times and always enjoyed my visit. This last visit was with my mother who was visiting from Asia. She was really impressed with the overall surroundings - the wonderful colours of the plants and trees, the swan, and of...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

This National trust property is great for a day out with the family. The grounds are very extensive with some lovely walks. For those of a more horticultural bent the formal gardens are spectacular and now that the house has been refurbished there is plenty...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Mount Stewart is a fantastic place to visit for a day out with family or friends. Plenty to do and lots of walks. Nice cafe onsite too!

Thank Sandinmysandwiches
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We are extremely fortunate to have access to this wonderful National Trust Property and gardens. No matter what season Mount Stewart gardens offers lots of surprises. The house has recently been completely refurbished to its original glory.

Thank Carsony
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A really lovely National Trust property. The staff are helpful and educated, and we decided to sign up for a tour of the house (you can only see the house via tours in the winter I believe), free with your entry fee. The tour guide...More

Thank Canadianabroad2010
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely, relaxing way to spend a few hours. I have visited Mount Stewart a number of times and it never fails to please. The house is not a museum piece, it has been continuously occupied, even during its recent massive refurbishment. It is a...More

Thank Fidgetman
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Relaxing grounds and perfect for a chill out walk. The gardens are beautiful and inspiring to anyone with even a passing interest in plants.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We both like Mount Stewart. It's good for both a walk around the grounds or for a tour of the house. The National Trust have worked very hard to look after the grounds and the house. Every time we have visited we have thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Rachel-Kirkpatrick
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Tracey B
5 September 2017|
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Response from patriot039 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tracey the gardens are always well maintained plus the lake is a must!! The natural beauty will captivate you from the start!
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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.
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Kathryn P
21 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.
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