Opening dates and times:Sun 26, Mon 27 May (1.30-5.30)
Admission:Adm £3.50, chd free
Contact:Mr & Mrs C R W Parish
Location:4m SE of Bishop's Castle.
B4385 Craven Arms to Bishop's Castle, turn L by Powis Arms, in Lydbury North
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Description:Arboretum planted by Lord Clive of India’s son, Edward. Cascades of rhododendrons, azaleas amongst specimen trees and pools. Fine views of Sir William Chambers’ Clock Towers, with lake and hills beyond. Walled kitchen garden; dovecote; meat safe; ice house and mile-long lakes. Outstanding ballroom where excellent teas are served. Russian wooden church, grotto and fountain now complete and working; tin chapel. Beautiful borders and rare shrubs. Lakeside replanted, and water garden at western end re-established
Disability information:The garden adjacent to the ballroom is accessible via a sloping bank, as is the walled garden and arboretum