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Mount Stewart, Newtownards

#1 of 40 in Historic Sites in County Down
Must see · Historic Site · Landmark
Listed for potential nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Stewart offers 2,500 items of Vane-Tempest-Stewart family memorabilia. Enjoy the Mediterranean feel, design, and planting artistry of the renowned gardens, which include plants from around the world. Take a tour of the 18th-century historic home, spot nesting seabirds at the wildlife interpretation center, and keep an eye out for a rare red squirrel. Stop in at the gift shop, ice cream shop, plant center, or the award-winning Bay Restaurant. Take a look at our Newtownards trip site to schedule your visit to Mount Stewart and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The staff on entry were friendly and informative which made the visit go smoothly. The signage could have been a bit better but all in all a good family day out!  more »
  • We visited the estate while on a 3-day Northern Ireland tour with Rabbies in May 2019 (pre-COVID). The gardens are quite lovely and worth at least an hour walk about, both the flower gardens and the.....  more »
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