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Festival of Archaeology at Powis Castle and Garden

Join us and Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust to celebrate the UK's biggest annual celebration of archaeology.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Discover family - friendly events on the 23 July when we will be joined by Clwyd Archaeological Trust (Heneb) for a range of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

From dressing up to kids digs, take part in creative activities for all the family.

Enjoy a tour which unpacks the medieval history of this Welsh castle and learn more about its medieval features. (Please note that places for the tour are subject to availability on the day and no pre-booking is required).

If you are visiting Powis from the 17 – 19 July, keep a look out for the archaeology team who will be digging at the front of the castle by the picnic area. The group, led by a National Trust archaeologist, will be uncovering the layers to see what finds may be hidden beneath.

Tag us in your archaeology snaps on social media using @PowisCastleNT

Please be aware that there may be steps within the castle tour.

Times

The basics

Meeting point

Ticket Office located in the car park. No entry fee is required to take part but please see a member of staff who will direct you to where you need to be.

What to bring and wear

Please check the weather forecast before visiting and dress appropriately.

Accessibility

There is a gradual uphill slope from the car park to the castle. Please note that there may be steps within the castle tour.

Other

Please note that at this time of year, dogs are allowed in the courtyard only.

Contact info

Powis Castle and Garden

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