Seat of Welsh Princes, Powis Castle is set in the lush green countryside of mid-Wales. It's world-famous garden shelters rare and lender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains it original lead statues, an orangery and an aviary on the terraces.
High on a rock above the terraces, the castle, originally built around 1200, began life as a fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys and commands magnificent views toward England. Remodelled and embellished over more than 400 years, it reflects the changing needs and ambitions of the Herbert family, each generation adding to the magnificent collection of treasures from India is displayed in the Clive Museum.