Eating & shopping

A unique shopping experience

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Lady Henrietta's

Think global, eat local at Lady Henrietta’s © Ben Walker

Think global, eat local at Lady Henrietta’s

We love to use locally sourced produce and our cooks ensure local, seasonal food is always on the menu. We look to our landscape for inspiration and delve into our ingredients and culture in order to develop our way of cooking.

Enjoy a unique culinary experience in our castle. We aim to capture a delicious and exciting range of flavours, textures and aromas, designed to enhance your dining experience.

A taste of what's on the menu

What’s on today’s menu © National Trust

• Soup of the day (v)
• Braised shoulder of Welsh lamb
• Red pepper and spring onion pasta
• Free-range pork cawl
• Light snacks and children's options


Restaurant eating times

Powis food revolution © Ben Walker

Lady Henrietta's
10am to 5pm

Lady Violet's garden coffee shop
11am to 5pm


Cakes, cream teas and desserts

A delicious range of cakes available at Powis © NTPL/National Trust Images/Oskar Proctor

• Hot dessert of the day
• Fruit scones
• Bara brith
• Eccles cake
• Brownie
• Cake of the month

Join us for breakfast

A breakfast of drop scones and bara brith at Powis Castle © Ruth Scutter

Need something to power you around our beautiful gardens? From 10am to 11am, treat yourself to a traditional cooked breakfast or try griddled drop scones with seasonal fruit and golden syrup.

Lady Violet's

Garden tea-room

Lady Violets Coffee Shop Exterior at Powis © National Trust

Taste the seasons at Lady Violet's garden tea-room.

Reward your exertions after traversing the terraces with a tasty treat at the bottom of our gardens.


Treat yourself to a delicious cream tea © NTPL/David Levenson

Relax with a refreshing cuppa, indulge yourself with our fantastic array of cream teas and cakes or discover a delicious light bite, alfresco.

Taste the seasons

Rest awhile at the bottom of the garden before you climb the terraces © National Trust / Maxine Scott

Whether sweet or savoury, there's something for you to enjoy at Lady Violet’s whilst you breathe in the beautiful scents and scenes of our gardens.

Take a plant home

 our plants are grown and nurtured at our own plant nursery © Ben.Walker

Meander through our plant stalls and pick up something for your garden, either as a perfect gift or a treat for yourself.

Take a plant home

 our plants are grown and nurtured at our own plant nursery © Paul Southall

Our plants are sustainably grown on site using peat-free compost - 100% of our garden waste is composted - in our energy positive garden nursery.

Take a plant home

Spring into summer, Powis in full bloom © NTPL/Mark Bolton

Many of the plants for sale are the same species as those you'll see gracing the borders at Powis.

Take a plant home

Visitor with a dahlia grown in the nursery at Powis © NTPL/Arnhel de Serra

By choosing our plants, you are helping to support our conservation programme, ensuring Powis is fit for future generations to enjoy.

Love local

We pride ourselves on providing a beautiful range of bespoke products lovingly made in Wales.

Second-hand books

 © Ben Walker

We offer a magnificent collection of used books for sale that are perfect for any bookworm. All money raised goes towards our important conservation work.


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Discover a fresh, contemporary insight into Powis when you buy our new generation of 2013 castle and garden guidebooks - the perfect way to remember your visit.


Books for sale at Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Wales © Ben Walker

A wide range of books to suit all tastes. Browse and treat yourself to a brand-new book you won't be able to put down.