We are spoilt for choice with local gardens and nurseries to visit. Check out the National Garden Scheme for private gardens open at specific times.
The Whimble Gardens and nursery just 16 miles away are tucked away on the south facing slopes of The Radnor Valley are richly planted gardens forming a subtle tapestry of colour throughout the season. In the main garden a yew walk leads into a box-edged parterre planted with bulbs, perennials and some unusual annuals. Beyond, an airy wiremesh "church" creates an eccentric and attractive frame work for roses and rare clematis. A small garden is scented by a hedge of Hidcote lavender, and a gate cuts through a beech hedge leading to the meadow beyond.
Bryans Ground also around 16 miles away offers the visitor 3 acres of intimate garden rooms that have been growing since 1913. Furnished with follies and fragrant flowers, towers and topiary, pools and a potager, and paths to five acres of specimen trees on the banks of a river, on the border with Wales.
Hergest Croft Gardens are 20 miles away in Kington and close to
Hergest Ridge – perfect for a walk! There are gorgeous flower borders, An old fashioned Kitchen Garden, stunning Azalea Garden, Maple Grove, and Park Wood and with a Gift Shop and Tearooms the Gardens are the perfect place to explore and relax.
Gregynog Hall Gardens and walks set in 750 acres of grounds containing many different landscapes including Grade 1 listed formal gardens is considered to be one of the most important parks and gardens in Powys, dating from at least 1500s.
Glansevern Hall, with its 25 acres of glorious gardens and host to the rapidly growing Welsh Food Festival.
Externally, The Hall at Abbey-cwm-hir 18 miles away is one of Wales' finest examples of Victorian Gothic Revival Architecture.
Internally, all 52 rooms have been restored to create a marriage of style and beauty accenting their original features.
The 12 acres of gardens and grounds have been restored with sweeping lawned terraces, a Romantic walled garden, 4 courtyards, Magnificent woodland, Lake and waterfall
Powis Castle (National Trust), just over 20 miles away is a stunning Medieval castle rising dramatically above its world famous terraced gardens with overhanging clipped yews.