The Garden at Powis

Explore a paradise in Wales, steeped in history. Wander the Italianate terraces blasted from the solid rock and marvel at our spectacular yew hedges, dancing statues and lavish herbaceous borders. Our gardens never fail to impress and there’s something interesting to see all year round from spring bulbs and summer blooms to autumn shades and stunning crisp winter views.

A Clematis macropetala flowering in front of the castle and yew hedges at National Trust's  Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales.

Spring into summer at Powis 

As the days get warmer and the evenings get lighter it’s a real joy to get outdoors and see our garden springing back into life. From March through to June you’ll be treated to a fantastic show of spring colour.

An autumnal view of the terraces below Powis Castle, Powys, Wales

Autumn at Powis 

Admire the stunning glow of autumn colour as it slowly spreads across the terraces. In our garden, autumn really is a season of wows.

A lead statue in winter at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

Enter a winter wonderland at Powis 

With the dark and cold of winter outside, it's all too easy to slip into hibernation mode. But, if you wrap up warm, you'll soon find that there’s plenty to discover at Powis during the winter months, both inside and out.

A view of the the top terrace at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

A multi-layered garden 

Explore a paradise in Wales. Dating back 300 years, our world-class gardens are steeped in history. Nowhere else will you experience such a theatrical mix of dramatic terraces, sophisticated flower borders, fantastical topiary and superb views.

Gardener cutting the 14m high yew hedge from hydraulic cherry picker. Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

Extreme gardening 

Keeping our famous yew tumps in tip-top condition is no easy feat but our gardeners make the task look easy.

A view of Long Mountain from the terraces at Powis Castle and Garden, powys, Wales.

Our green garden 

Now generating more energy than it uses, our garden could be one of the first energy self-sufficient nurseries in Britain.