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Powis Castle and Garden

Welshpool SY21 8RF, Wales
+44 1938 551944
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Gorgeous gardens

Although the house was interesting, it was a dark, gloomy and spooky place. However the gardens are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheshire, England
Wonderful gardens

This was my second visit to Powis Castle, but this time we spent more time in the gardens. They are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue K
Hinckley, 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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“powis castle” (194 reviews)
“clive museum” (79 reviews)
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Welshpool SY21 8RF, Wales
+44 1938 551944
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the house was interesting, it was a dark, gloomy and spooky place. However the gardens are spectacular even in October. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ellesmereporters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Powis Castle, but this time we spent more time in the gardens. They are beautiful at this time of the year, with the wonderful autumn colours We had a bit of a guided tour round the house and came...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying not far from here for 2 weeks, so visited twice (not something I would normally do). On each visit I saw different flowers and plants. I think it is one of the best gardens I have visited. Normally I find National Trust...More

Thank wildredpoppies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed by the display for time of year (1st Oct). Borders were full of colour and interest. We visit several times a year and are never disappointed. Apples are also available from the ornamental orchard. We used our Garderner's World two for one ticket.

Thank Climbgibo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we visit our daughter and grandson a visit to Powis castle and gardens is a must. A changing experience everytime we come. This occasion we saw the peacocks and their new chicks, plus the gardens changing from summer to autumn, will never tire of...More

Thank tetleyimp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely morning at Powis Castle. The staff in the house were wonderful to chat with as they knew so much history of the house and families that had lived there. Ended the visit with lunch in the cafe. Lots of gluten free options...More

Thank TB13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the signs and decided to take a chance and see where it lead us. It was a lovely walk through some beautiful grounds and a chance to take some photos, has we got to the castle and the gardens we wasn't disappointed. The...More

Thank Jayne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful castle with lush gardens and great cafés lovely for the family or couples you can spend hours walking around or sitting down taking in all the superb views.

Thank Ste S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on our way back from Cardiff. A site with steep slopes for walking. In some places no handrails do be careful if you have mobility problems. The house has lots of steps to get up both inside and out but if you can...More

1  Thank Vonnybag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly wonderful building steeped in history with wonderful grounds. Not only an amazing place in it's own right but also houses a collection of artefacts from Clive of India. Owned by the National Trust and beautifully maintained. A place I would definitely recommend to...More

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Maria w
8 September 2017|
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Response from tishtash123080 | Reviewed this property |
As the other answers say ask beforehand friendly staff there to help
29 July 2017|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are in the court yard of the castle. It is only the inside of the castle you need a ticket for.
10 July 2017|
Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you want to see. Castle 7 pounds Gardens 10 pounds Castle + Garden 14 pounds Free for National Trust members