Gardens Open

It takes a generous person to open their garden to the public for the enjoyment of others. Here lists about 300 gardens open for visiting, some year-round, others by appointment, and be sure to phone ahead.

Mount Stewart House, Gardens & Temple of the Winds


Pleasure grounds with woodlands around a 5 acre lake complemented by formal gardens in rooms around the mansion house. Stunning, large and diverse plant collection from all around the world.

  • Name:Mount Stewart House, Gardens & Temple of the Winds
  • Address:Portaferry Road, Newtownards, Co Down BT22 2AD, Co. Down
  • Phone:048/028 42788387
  • Website:
  • Contact:
  • Opening Times:Lakeside open all year, 10.00-18.00 daily. Formal gardens open 12 Mar-31 Oct, 10.00-18.00 daily. See website for garden event times.
  • Memberships:Ulster gardens scheme, NatT
  • Wheelchair Access:Yes