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Mount Stewart

Listed under Gardens in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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A garden of tremendous richness remade in the 1920s. Colour-tapestry beds below the house give way to groves of woodland planting under eucalyptus and birch; mysterious statues populate the garden like a children’s story; the great lake with its superbly-planted margin leads to the memorably romantic burial ground looking out over the mysterious beauty of Strangford Lough.

Written by  Steven Desmond.

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