Charles Church


Powys is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, encompassing the rugged landscapes of the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park, as well as the lush valleys and picturesque countryside of the Elan Valley. It's a very beautiful, peaceful and safe place to buy a new house.

Your new home in Powys is renowned for its rich history and imposing landmarks. The county once had 600 castles, but today only 100 are recognisable as the fortresses they once were. In your new home county of Powys, visit Castell Dolforwyn, a 13th century ruin standing guard over the Severn, or the medieval Powis Castle and gardens near Welshpool. 

Living in Powys

The perfect place for outdoorsy families

For countryside enthusiasts, your new home in Powys is famous for its outdoor pursuits, including hiking, cycling, and wildlife watching. There are nature reserves throughout the county, including Cors y Llyn National Nature Reserve, Llyn Coed y Dinas Nature Reserve and Craig Y Cilau National Nature Reserve. The reservoirs are also a feature of Powys, with the Elan Valley supplying drinking water, but also providing a lovely spot for hiking, cycling and wildlife spotting.

Dramatic landscapes and national parks

The greatest asset of the Powys region is the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park - a dramatic landscape, perfect for outdoor adventures rich in wildlife and biodiversity. From your new home in Powys, the towering peaks of Pen y Fan and the lush valleys and winding rivers are on your doorstep. Grab a windproof and go hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing - or pack binoculars for wildlife spotting. As one of the few Dark Sky Reserves in the world, the National Park is perfect for stargazers who want to see the night sky in all its non-light-polluted glory.

New build homes with great links

Your new home in Powys is also well served by the road network throughout the region, with the A470 connecting the Eryri National Park in North Wales to Cardiff and the A40 connecting Pembrokeshire to Oxford.