Tag Archives: Mount Stewart

What’s in this Season?

With the cold, easterly winds we’ve experienced recently, Spring had a bit of a false start this year (see article “Spring has sprung-with a hop” posted on 7/03/2013).  But there was a definite change in the air, during the last … Continue reading

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Lookout – it’s open again!

Our wildlife interpretation centre (called The Lookout) recently reopened again for another season.  Situated within the car park of Mount Stewart, this small but packed building showcases the best of the wildlife around Strangford Lough and the surrounding area. Telescopes … Continue reading

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A new lease of life after 200 years

It has been a disruptive couple of weeks for the Strangford Lough team because we are in the process of getting our offices refurbished at the Old Schoolhouse on the Portaferry Road. Last week, we packed away all our filing … Continue reading

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Red Squirrels at Mount Stewart

One of our properties Mount Stewart is a great place to catch a glimpse of the elusive red squirrel. You are most likely to see them hopping across the front lawn of the house or foraging at the bases of … Continue reading

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Mud, Sweat and Christmas Cheers

After we finished at Cullintraw this morning, we all returned to the Old Schoolhouse on the Portaferry Road to warm up and indulge in some mulled wine, mince pies and other tasty snacks. We had certainly worked up a healthy appetite … Continue reading

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