The Garden Guide

Powis Castle Garden

A medieval castle on a rock, with a seventeenth century garden. It has a great late-renaissance terrace garden which steps down the hill. It is the nearest thing to a Tuscan renaissance garden in the British Isles. The terraces were built in the seventeenth century (c1680) and are shown in an engraving of 1742. The valley floor has been, successively, a water garden, a landscape park by William Emes, a kitchen garden and, now, a flower garden. The terraces at Powis Castle have sculpture, fantastically mounded yew trees, and National Trust planting.
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nr Welshpool, Powys, Wales, Y21 8RF

Late March to end October, Closed Tuesdays and most Wednesdays. Open 11am.

Adult Castle and Garden £10.50, Garden Only £7.50 (includes voluntary Gift Aid donation)

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