How to get here - Powis Castle

How to get to Powis Castle by Train, Bus or Car including postcode, driving directions and map

Getting to Powis Castle by car
If you are using GPS/satnav, you can use the following postcode for Powis Castle - SY21 8RF

Driving directions to Powis Castle
Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Telephone: 01938 551944

Powis Castle is very conveniently served by A458 and A483. You can take A5 travelling west from Shrewsbury and then take A458 towards Welshpool. After travelling on A458 for 14.2 miles, you can take A483, by which time you will already be within approximately 4 miles of Powis Castle, then it is just a matter of following the well placed signs.
Driving south from Manchester/Liverpool to Powis Castle, you can take A483 all the way to Welshpool from Wrexham onwards.

Journey times by car to Powis Castle -
From London – 190 miles (3 hrs 35 mins)
From Manchester – 85 miles (2 hours)
From Liverpool – 66 miles (1 hr 40 mins)

Getting to Powis Castle by Train
The nearest train station to Powis Castle is Welshpool. It is a 30 minutes’ (1.4 mile) mile walk from the station. You can also choose to take a taxi from the station which is just over 5 minutes’ drive.
A typical train journey from London to Welshpool takes approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes and involves changing once at Birmingham International train station.

By Bus
There are frequent bus services from Shrewsbury and Oswestry arriving at Welshpool High Street which is only 1 mile walk from Powis Castle.  You can refer to the Google Maps provided below to click on the marker for Powis Castle and select ‘directions to here’ to plan your walking route from Welshpool.

Map of Powis Castle

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Powis Castle Facts

Built in - 1200 A.D Approx.
Residence of - Earl of Powis
Structure - Elevated overlooking formal gardens
Garden area - 26 Acres
Postcode - SY21 8RF
Nearest train station - Welshpool

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