Romantically positioned on the banks of the River Severn with gardens that extend to more than 25 acres.
Romantically positioned on the banks of the River Severn in Mid Wales, Glansevern Hall Gardens offer over 25 stunning acres of diverse landscape and exotic planting. The spectacular estate comprises a variety of garden attractions, such as the enormous lake, a cascading Water Garden, lakeside and woodland walks, the more formal Walled Garden, the charming Folly Garden and the secluded Bird Hide, set where the River Severn meets the River Rhiew. On your visit to Glansevern you can enjoy exceptional food, courtesy of The Potting Shed Café, which is situated in the picturesque Georgian courtyard and which offers a stylish, atmospheric and friendly place to relax and savour delicious dishes. Furthermore, The Chic Shed Shop at the Visitor Entrance stocks a beautiful and original selection of garden-inspired gifts and homeware.
Glansevern Hall Gardens overlooks the Kerry Hills and is close to Welshpool and the Shropshire Borders, and to attractions like Powis Castle and the Michelin Star Checkers restaurant and rooms in Montgomery. There is so much to offer in this fantastic part of Mid Wales.
Please note that our Cafe is currently closed until the new season.
Reopens for new season on 22nd April 2016
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An elegant Greek revival house
Glansevern Hall and its surrounding buildings were built between the years of 1801 and 1806, for Arthur Davies Owen, a Welsh gentleman descended from Cadifor ap Daniwal, Lord of Castell Hywel.
Walks in a lakeside setting
The longer walk will take you to the five acre Lake where you will find plenty of peaceful places to sit, and from where you can meander through dappled, wooded shade over an iron footbridge offering views across the Lake.
Events & Conferences
Glansevern’s beautiful scenery and stunning features make it a perfect location for your special occasion. All of our events and meetings are tailored to each client’s need.
Mixed woodland, flowering shrubs,
ornamental shelters and more...
The gardens extend to 25 acres and are a mixture of formal planting, lawns, a huge lake and many unusual and ancient specimen trees. For more information, please see our Gardens page.
The recommended routes have been designed so that you tailor your visit as you wish: a leisurely wander through the Akebia Walk, a stroll down through the Folly Garden to the Bird Hide, or a longer walk around the lake and through the woods.
Our Garden Map has just been beautifully redrawn by local cartoonist, Rupert Redway, and we could not be happier with it. Click the image to the right or here to view.