Last updated on 19 September 11
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Mount Stewart House Garden

  5.0/5 (1 ratings)
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An eighteenth century house and park with a twentieth century garden, made by the Marchioness of Londonderry after 1921. The park is on the shore of Strangford Lough and has a Temple of the Winds (1785) by James 'Athenian' Stuart. The garden has a balustraded terrace, an Italian parrterre garden, a Spanish garden, a sunken garden, a Shamrock garden, a woodland garden and a a lake. The planting is broadly Arts and Crafts, benefiting from a mild humid climate.
Address - Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT22 2AD
Opening times - April to October. Daily. Open 10am to 8pm (6pm in April and October).
Website - Visit the Mount Stewart House Garden website

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  • about 6 years ago lindsay crowe said

    This is a wonderful garden, probably rather twee in parts for some people, but the less formal area around the lake is magnificent. It is one of my favourite places on the planet.

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