Come to Mount Stewart and take part in our fiendish activities from 28 Oct - 31 Oct 11-4pm
mount stewart, halloween
Dare you venture to Mount Stewart for four days of storytelling, spooky craft and Hallowe'en fun.
Hear the story of The Magic Inkpot, explore the grounds on the Ink Pot Trail and discover our Natural Play area, all whilst dresses in your spooky best.our favourite spooky attire and take part in story-telling, craft activities and a Halloween trail around the grounds. There will also be a chance to hear all about the Magic ink pot in the house each day.
Edith, Lady Londonderry wrote a book of stories for her children combining ideas from fairy tales and Irish legends. She called it “The Magic Inkpot” after a well-known object in the house. In the book the inkpot is transformed into Dagda Mor, the ancient Irish King of the fairies and takes two of the children, Mairi and Robin on exciting and marvellous adventures. Dagda Mor is always there to intervene in times of trouble, but the children are also protected by the Stewart Dragon, magically brought to life from the Londonderry coat of arms.
"A strange sight may have been seen on All Hallows Eve had anyone been there."
- The Magic Ink-Pot by Lady Edith, Marchioness Londonderry