Castles and Other Herritage buildings and sites

Visit some spectacular buildings and herritage sites in the surround area .Why not make a weekend of it? See our special offers for details.

Powis Castle

 

Powis Castle is a sandstone castle overlooking the world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains its original lead statues and an orangery on the terraces. High on a rock above the terraces, the castle, originally built circa 1200, began life as a medieval fortress. (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/)

Lime Kilm (Llanymynech)

 

The Lime kiln at Llanymynech which have recently been restored and up to Llanymynech Rocks with wounderful views of the surrounding countryside. (www.discovershropshire.org.uk )

Chirk Castle

 

Completed in 1310, Chirk is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I that's still lived in today. Features from its 700 years include the medieval tower and dungeon, 17th-century Long Gallery, grand 18th-century state apartments, servants' hall and historic laundry. (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle)

Shrewsbury Castle

 

Shrewsbury Castle was originally an Anglo-Saxon timber fortification, guarding the only dry-shod approach to the town. The Norman castle is built of red sandstone. The Castle is now home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. (http://www.shropshiretourism.co.uk/castles/shrewsbury-castle/)

Attingham Park (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)

 

Attingham Park was built for the 1st Lord Berwick in 1785 and was in continuous ownership by the family for more than 160 years. The River Severn is set in beautiful parkland designed to impress. The main highlights on the estate include the Deer Park, the wide range of wildlife, the walled garden and miles of beautiful walks and fantasitic picnic locations.(http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/attingham-park)

Erddig (Wrexham)

 

Atmospheric house, featuring 1,200-acre country park and formal walled garden. Widely acclaimed as one of Britain's finest historic houses, Erddig is a fascinating yet unpretentious early 18th-century country house reflecting the upstairs downstairs life of a gentry family over 250 years .The extensive downstairs area contains Erddig's unique collection of servants' portraits, while the upstairs rooms are an amazing treasure trove of fine furniture, textiles and wallpapers. Outside, an impressive range of outbuildings includes stables, smithy, joiners' shop and sawmill. (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/erddig)

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