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Powis Castle and Garden

Welshpool SY21 8RF, Wales
+44 1938 551944
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Stunning gardens!

This is by far one of my favourite NT places and I’ve visited quite a few since becoming a member... read more

Reviewed today
charliechunk
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Freezing wind but warm sunny welcome

Visited the Castle on the bright sunny crisp cold day during Easter Holidays. The site is very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John T
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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This medieval castle, originally built as a fortress, houses one of the most beautiful and extensive collections of treasures from India.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (210 reviews)
“powis castle” (201 reviews)
“clive museum” (83 reviews)
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Welshpool SY21 8RF, Wales
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+44 1938 551944
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"stunning gardens"
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"formal gardens"
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is by far one of my favourite NT places and I’ve visited quite a few since becoming a member! I wasn’t that impressed with the castle itself, but the gardens are WOW! I took my 7 yr old daughter and she really loved the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Castle on the bright sunny crisp cold day during Easter Holidays. The site is very steep but there are vehicles for people who need assistance getting up the hill. The gardens are fantastic and are well kept and neat. The cafe was very...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The main reason for our visit was to view the gardens in Spring and they didn't disappoint, absolutely beautiful.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A spectacular venue with so much to see and do. Breathtaking gardens, with stunning views. Fascinating castle with so much to see. In all, a great visit that could easily take all your day.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff were very helpful and welcoming and the exhibition of paintings unusual. The gardens are stunning especially the yew hedges wich must be a great challenge to the gardeners. The gardens are not really user friendly for those with mobility problems although can be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A drizzly day but a most enjoyable visit. Probably the most enjoyed visit to a National Trust property. The gardens were so well maintained and something of interest all year round. We took a cellar tour at no extra cost and learned a lot. The...More

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my Girlfriend here for a day out. It was wonderful. Set in a beautiful setting on the outskirts of Welshpool lies this fantastic castle. Well maintained gardens and highly knowledgeable staff. Only downside (A tiny one at that) Was the Cafe. No hot food...More

Thank Daz T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a marvelous day. OK the weather was fantastic, and that in itself made the visit to the gardens a joy. The house however has even better. The current portrait exhibition was evocative and gave a good insight into the history of the Herbert...More

Thank moggsie31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic castle and gardens. great views, superb exhibits in various rooms, including some from Clive of India. gardens are magnificent and accessible. National Trust cafe to their usual high standard of food,drink and friendliness , could have done with whole day there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had time to tour the gardens but we couldn't come to this part of Wales and not visit. Spring is such a lovely time here, everything coming to life. The gardens are kept in pristine condition and visitors obviously appreciate this as we never...More

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Brian S
9 May 2018|
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Response from peterharvey492017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not replied before however ,the gardens are wonderful late spring and summer,but always has something to offer. If it's beauty you look for I don not think this venue will disappoint.Hope you find this helpful .Kind... More
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Jen_Andy_Lawson
26 April 2018|
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Response from peterharvey492017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not been here but the gardens can be accessed on their own hope this is helpful .
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