A unique record of Notable and Ancient Trees in Britain and Ireland

Notable Tree Collections in Powys

The sheltered valleys of the headwaters of the Severn have long vied with the Scottish Highlands in growing the islands' tallest trees. Summers are also warm enough for many trees to grow well.

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N.B. (PR) Private Residence. (NGS) National Garden Scheme. (NT) National Trust. (NTS) National Trust Scotland. (EH) English Heritage. (NR) Nature Reserve. (PU) Public Access - (check for opening times).

Defynnoc church, Sennybridge (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
Discoed church (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
*Gliffaes Country House Hotel, Crickhowell Gregynog, Tregynon, Newtown (PU) University of Wales; open access.
Lake Vyrnwy (Llyn Efyrnwy), Llanwddyn, Welshpool (PU) Forestry Commission
Leighton Hall, Welshpool (PR) The 1857 Ackers Memorial redwood grove and the historic pinetum are owned by the Royal Forestry Society.
Llanafan Fawr church (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
Llanfaredd church, Builth Wells (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
Llanfigan church (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
Maesllwch Castle, Glasbury-on-Wye (NGS) Open days.
*Powis Castle, Welshpool (NT) Open most days. A great range of rare trees. Please note the surrounding parkland Oak are on private property.
Tretower Court, Tretower, Crickhowell (PU) Open daily through summer.
Ystradfellte church (PU) One of the largest Yews in churchyard.
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