Visiting Powis Castle & Garden: What you need to know

A mother and daughter looking at the spring planting in the borders at Powis Castle & Garden, National Trust, Wales.

We have removed the booking system so you no longer need to book in advance. In this article you’ll find everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Arrival and parking

Please park in the main car park and make your way to the large wooden cabin where you will need to scan your membership card or purchase a ticket to enter the property. 

If you are a blue badge holder and wish to use our disabled parking, continue past the main car park and use the small parking area on the right. You can scan your membership card or purchase a ticket in our shop.

Campervans that are used for transport are welcome but are not permitted to stay overnight. 

There is no limit to the amount of time you can spend at Powis Castle & Garden during your visit.

What's open?

  • The garden, cafe and shop are open daily 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm).
  • The castle and Clive Museum are also open daily 12pm-4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
  • Please check opening times before visiting.
  • Assistance dogs only are welcome in the garden from March-October.
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities are available at the Garden Entrance and in the Formal Garden. A parent and baby room is also available in the Courtyard. These are sanitised regularly by our facilities team.


If you have accessibility requirements and need a shorter/step-free route of the garden, please talk to a member of staff at the garden entrance who will be happy to help.

Unfortunately, we're not able to offer a shuttle-bus service or wheelchair hire at this time. If you would like to speak to someone about level access to the garden, please call our Visitor Services team on 01938 551929.

Access with dogs

Assistance dogs only in the gardens from March-October. Dogs on short leads are welcome in the garden November-February.

Dogs on short leads are welcome all year in the car park and courtyard but please note: the wider estate is not owned by the National Trust and we ask you respect the landowner’s wishes by not taking your dog on this land.