Powis Castle, Formal and Fountain Gardens, Welshpool, Wales
Record Id: 3709
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Part/component area of: Powis Castle
Brief description of site
The Fountain Garden is surrounded by a castellated yew hedge and contains geometrically arranged yew obelisks. The Formal Garden features pairs of pyramidal fruit trees lining the paths and a vine arch.
Brief history of site
The Formal and Fountain Gardens at Powis Castle were created by Lady Powis in the early-20th century, partly on the site of an earlier kitchen garden.
Address: Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Powys; Welshpool; Welshpool
Historical County: Montgomeryshire
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Opening contact details:
The site is open daily between March and December.
Form of site: formal garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Site Style : formal
Site first created: After 1900
Main period of development: Early 20th century