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Powis Castle and Garden

Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Had a wonderful visit here and had a great tour of the cellar with Chris.This was interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike S
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Powis Castle has to be worth a visit. The place is absolutely fabulous, ful of interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Welshpool, 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.
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Welshpool SY21 8RF, Wales
+44 1938 551944
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All reviewsnational trustpowis castleclive museumwell worth a visitdeer parknt membersnt propertyyew hedgesformal gardensstunning gardenscar parkfull bloomsunny dayherbaceous borderssconesthe kitchenplenty of parking
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If your a photographer it wasn’t worth the 13 quid to get in because you can only take pictures outside. And if you carry your kit bag with you around the house then it has to be worn in front which quiet frankly is a...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful visit here and had a great tour of the cellar with Chris.This was interesting and informative and explained the history of the castle from the servants point of view.Then above stairs for the tour of the staterooms.These were very impressive with wonderfully...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Powis Castle has to be worth a visit. The place is absolutely fabulous, ful of interesting historical artefacts. The ceilings are breathtaking. This is not to mention the gardens, fabulous on a spring/summers day. You'll find a lovely tea room and gift shop. Member of...More

Thank Salter2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gardens are some of the best we have seen in any of the numerous N.T. properties we have visited in 40 years!. Castle is stunning too , we hit upon an excellent portraits exhibition by luck. Excellent staff. Only downside is the small and...More

Thank Regdor
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Shropshire but made the drive of about an hour from our holiday base & we were pleased that we did. Got there about 10 minutes before the castle opened, a quick tour around there & then around the gardens. Fortunately the...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful National Trust red brick house with so much history, Clive of India lived here and there is a lot of his wonderful memorabilia, fascinating insight into his life and that of his ancestors. The grounds are extensive and the terraces are amazing , lovely...More

Thank Merrile
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit here quite regular and there's something different to see each visit, either the Deer or the Peacocks are around, and the gardens are always changing with the seasons, great day out for all young and elderly, quite wheel chair friendly

Thank bahiggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stopped for lunch on our way to north Wales. However, the gardens are lovely, we will definitely visit again and spend more time. The restaurant was busy, but the food good. Added bonus, as we were making our way back to the car...More

Thank 2015Denisett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Powis castle looks ,from the outside,as an imposing medieval fortress overlooking the Severn Valley towards England. There are lovely formal terraces,lead statues and colourful plants in abundance Inside the castle there are numerous paintings unusual treasures and sculptures to admire A castle dating back to...More

Thank Peterperfik
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle looks impressive from the outside but has changed into a family home from its origins. The car park is adequate when moderately busy but I suspect could be full quickly and easily on busy days. The walk up to the entrance is a...More

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15 August 2018|
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Response from Matt R | Reviewed this property |
Loads for kids. Trails in the castle, dressing up, medievel
3 August 2018|
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Response from Rampikino | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of places to have a picnic.
Brian S
9 May 2018|
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Response from Mr5Hsb | Reviewed this property |
It’s great in summer but interesting at any time of year. I first visited in Dec and March and loved it!