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Powis Castle and Garden
Welshpool
Mid Wales

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The world-famous garden, overhung with enormous clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, the garden retains its original lead statues, an orangery and an aviary on the terraces. In the 18th century an informal woodland wilderness was created on the opposite ridge. Perched on a rock above the garden terraces, the castle contains one of the finest collections in Wales. It was originally built c.1200 by Welsh princes and was subsequently adapted and embellished by generations of Herberts and Clives, who furnished the castle with a wealth of fine paintings and furniture. A beautiful collection of treasures from India is displayed in the Clive Museum. The 19th-century state coach and livery, the finest in the ownership of the National Trust, is on display in the recently opened coach house.

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Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please pre-book
Admission Price: Adults: 8.80
Children: 4.40
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant

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