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Paws at Powis

Explore the world famous garden with your four legged friend as dogs are welcome to visit the garden from 4 September to 28 February.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

From 10am to 4pm, explore the Wilderness and Formal Garden, or find a quiet spot on the Italianate Terraces to admire breath taking views across the Severn Valley, all whilst giving your dog a day out they won't forget.

Follow a walk through the garden and let your pooch enjoy a walk like no other.

More information about visiting Powis Castle and Garden with your dog:

- Dogs are allowed in the garden from 4 September to 28 February. - Please keep your dog on a short, non-extendable lead and keep to the paths where possible. Spare leads are available from the ticket office if necessary. - For the comfort of your dog and other visitors, please don’t tie up your dog and leave them alone. If you need some help, please ask a member of our friendly staff. - Help us keep this place clean. Please pick up after your dog and use the bins provided. You’ll find bins located by the garden entrance, in the Formal Garden, the Courtyard and the car park. If you run out of bags please let the ticket office team know so they can supply spares. Please note: dogs are not allowed inside the castle or café. The wider estate is not owned by the National Trust and we ask you respect the land owner’s wishes by not taking your dog on this land.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Children welcome accompanied by a responsible adult

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear as there is a considerable amount of walking in the garden.


There are accessible routes in the garden which avoid steps. Please see map.

Contact info

Powis Castle and Garden

Upcoming events


Photography Group at Powis Castle and Garden 

Back by popular demand, join one of our volunteer photographers in the garden to learn something new, meet new people and enjoy being in the great outdoors.

Event summary

2 Dec 2023 to 1 Jun 2024
11:00 to 13:00
+ 7 other dates or times

A Treasured Christmas at Powis Castle and Garden 

Get into the festive spirit and see the 13th century castle sparkle as lights and decorations illuminate the State Rooms.

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2 Dec to 31 Dec 2023
12:00 to 16:00
+ 27 other dates or times

Breakfast with Father Christmas at Powis Castle and Garden 

Enjoy a buffet-style breakfast featuring a very special guest before stepping into the decorated castle for a story in the dining room.

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9 Dec to 17 Dec 2023
09:00 to 11:00
+ 3 other dates or times