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This beautiful Edwardian cottage is positioned in the heart of the magnificent gardens surrounding Powis Castle. Built in 1908, The Bothy’s Edwardian, half-timbered style was chosen to reflect the rustic cottage garden theme that was popular at the time. It offers fantastic views over the garden from the majority of its rooms, all of which have traditional features. The market town of Welshpool is a leisurely 1 mile stroll through the medieval deer park.
Heating: Gas central heating included.
Parking: There is parking for two cars.
Garden: There is no private garden or designated children's play area but there is a small patio area within the main gardens where you can sit and enjoy glorious views. Guests have access into the Castle garden during their stay.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm at this cottage.
Accessibility: The staircase in this cottage is steep.
Utilities/Electricals: There is a combined washer/dryer. Both a combined fridge/freezer and over the counter fridge are provided.
Please note: You will need to arrive before 7pm, which is the electronic security gate deadline for entry into the Powis Castle Estate. After this time the main gates will be locked and entry will not be possible. An electronic zapper for the gates will be left for you in the keysafe for your use during your stay.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Powis Castle and gardens during opening hours.
Various events are held throughout the year at Powis Castle. For more details on events that may be taking place during your stay please contact Powis Castle on 01938 551929.
South Wales is a land of sweeping green valleys, rugged mountains, woodland and forests and miles of coastal paths laced with heather.
The special places we look after in Pembrokeshire include the rugged landscape and views over to Ireland from St David's Peninsula, to the nature reserve at Stackpole where otters and dragonflies nestle amongst the water reeds. Then take in the views over the Bristol Channel to Lundy and Exmoor from sun-drenched Rhossili, the highest point on the Gower peninsula.
In North Wales, the dramatic mountain scenery of Snowdonia, with its rivers, waterfalls and the Nant Gwynant valley nestled amongst the mountains and hills, draws people back again and again, while the colourful beach huts at Llanbedrog beach and grey seal-spotting at Porthor Beach are just a few of the highlights of the very special Llyn Peninsula.
The border counties of England and Wales have some of the most beautiful countryside in the United Kingdom with the added bonus of being rich in fascinating history and culture. Battles have been fought over these lands for thousands of years as evidenced by the abundance of castles, ancient forts, and other historic sites. Powis Castle, built by the princes of Upper Powis is one castle owned by the Trust, which stands in magnificent gardens close to the market town of Welshpool. The austere exterior of the fortress of Chirk Castle, completed in 1310, belies the comfortable and elegant state rooms inside and the beauty of its formal gardens. Offa's Dyke offers excellent walking and nearby Mid-Wales offers wonderful opportunities for birdwatching, with the area being a haven for Red Kites.