Illuminated Gardens

Brighten up your dark winter nights with a stroll around our spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive!

  • Booking not needed

After exploring our illuminated garden step back in time and experience a 1940s Christmas in the castle’s ornate state rooms, warm up with a hot drink and light snack in the restaurant or do a little Christmas shopping in the Courtyard Shop.

If you’re looking for something to get you into the festive spirit, this is an event not to be missed.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £7.50
  • Child £3.75
Additional prices
  • Family (2A, 2C) £18.75
  • Family (1A, 3C) £11.25
  • National Trust members £0.00

The basics

Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Sensible shoes and warm clothing are recommended for this event.
Accessibility
The castle is accessed via a flight of steps so is not accessible to wheelchair users. A step-free route of the garden is available, please ask on arrival.
Other
Dogs are welcome to explore the garden on a short lead on Friday evenings only, however they are unable to access the castle or Courtyard Restaurant. For more information about dogs at Powis, please visit our homepage.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
7 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
8 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
13 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
14 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
15 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
20 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
21 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available
22 December 2019 17:00 - 21:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Powis Castle
Email
powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01938 551920

Upcoming events

#ThanksToYou: Free entry for National Lottery players

Sat 23 Nov 2019
10:00-16:00
Did you know that conservation projects at Powis Castle & Garden are supported by players of the National Lottery? To say thank you to its players we're opening our doors for free...

Sold out: Father Christmas in his Grotto

Sat 30 Nov 2019
11:00-11:30
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit.

Festive afternoon tea

Sat 30 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
In the hectic run-up to Christmas, take an afternoon out to relax with family, friends or colleagues over a delicious afternoon tea at Powis Castle.

Garden tour and lunch

Fri 06 Dec 2019
11:00-13:00
Wrap up warm and join us for a tour of our garden. Discover more about its fascinating history, go behind the scenes and explore the Nursery’s Edwardian glasshouses and talk to our gardeners for a chance pick up some tips for your own garden.

Illuminated Gardens

Fri 06 Dec 2019
17:00-21:00
Brighten up your dark winter nights with a stroll around our spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive!

Breakfast with Father Christmas

Sat 07 Dec 2019
09:00-10:00
Create magical family memories as you join Father Christmas for breakfast and story time in our Courtyard Cafe.