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Powis Castle and Garden

Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Festive Afternoon Tea

Having spent a very informative couple of hours touring the castle including a guided tour of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Silverfoxdiver
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Illuminated Gardens. Fabulous!

Visited the castle on a damp December night to see the illuminated gardens. Absolutely stunning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mr5Hsb
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Worcester, 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
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All reviews national trust powis castle clive museum well worth a visit deer park nt members nt property stunning gardens yew hedges formal gardens car park sunny day herbaceous borders scones stately home plenty of parking on display
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having spent a very informative couple of hours touring the castle including a guided tour of the castle cellars (special thanks due to Llewellyn and the other volunteers) we were booked in for the festive afternoon tea. We then spent the next hour attempting the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the castle on a damp December night to see the illuminated gardens. Absolutely stunning even in the rain! The gardens are cleverly lit and there were staff and volunteers at strategic points to ensure everyone was safe in the dark. Well organised from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last Sunday in the evening. Was very well thought out, great to wonder around the gardens and see all the different lights. Different to see a house at night with the beautiful Christmas Trees. Well done Powis great experience to give to the guests.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for history buffs and garden lovers,we spent around 5 hours here,castle was well displayed with furniture and artifacts etc,the staff/guides were a wealth of information.The gardens were great with most of the plants labelled,we went in Sept and most things were still in bloom,work...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With free car parking it's a great way spend a cold Monday. If you're a member it's free entry to the gardens, castle & museum. Not much in the formal gardens at the moment, being winter, but it's well kept & still lovely to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant... we've wanted to come for the last couple of years but have always had things get in the way... We made it this year & absolutely loved it! The lights are beautiful & so well placed, the staff were lovely & all of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed. A wonderful personal atmosphere. Interesting facts about Santa & a story to delight. Even got to visit Rudolph's stable!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cazz114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is built on top of a mound, which means that it dominates the landscape, but also means that it is uphill whichever way you look at it. Difficult to take photos, but very dramatic if you manage it. The gardens are really a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clive R
Reviewed 11 November 2018

My husband and my parents visited today, it was a long journey....we're NT members so it was free entry....we went into the dining room as I went to take a photo, the NT volunteer came marching over and abruptly told us we weren't allowed to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abi G
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Astronomical prices for a walk around the gardens and the castle. We came here on a Sunday morning for a little walk around before we went to the Nags Head Inn for our lunch. As we were only planning on spending around an hour at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DerekK937
24 September 2018|
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Response from AlexiaandTony | Reviewed this property |
There is a stunning hotel in Brecon town by the Cathedral. Boutique and gorgeous! Enjoy your stay!
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Response from dylsemms | Reviewed this property |
Loads for kids. Trails in the castle, dressing up, medievel
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3 August 2018|
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Plenty of places to have a picnic.
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