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Opening Update

Mount Stuart Gardens and Courtyard Café (takeaway service only) reopened on Saturday 1st May. Our opening hours are:

Gardens: 10am-5pm, Friday-Monday
Café (takeaway only) & toilets: 11am-3pm, Friday-Monday

Pre-booking your visit is essential. Tickets have now been released for dates between 1st and 31st May, book your visit here. Further dates will be released soon.

To enhance visitor and staff safety a number of new visiting arrangements will be in place initially, these include a requirement for pre-booking and the operation of our café on a takeaway only basis. Find out more here.

We plan to open the house on June 4th and tickets will go on sale 1 week prior to opening.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Mount Stuart. For any urgent enquiries please email: and our team will respond as soon as possible.

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