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‘TeaBags, Bras and Tights’ by Darren Rudge

darren rudge lecture- ‘teabags, bras and tights’ 21st September 2019 – Large Gallery 7-9 pm Admission price (includes entry to gardens): £10 or £8 for Picton Castle season ticket holders Tickets can be purchased on site, or by calling 01437 751326 Darren is a multi award winning garden designer, broadcaster, lecturer and garden writer and has spent his career delivering and managing […]


Neol Coward’s – Private Lives

Presented by Artistic Licence Theatre Company After the huge success of Sister Act: The Musical Artistic Licence are back with Noel Coward’s Private Lives   Private Lives is a 1930 comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward. It concerns a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover that they are […]


Noel Coward’s – Private Lives

  Presented by Artistic Licence Theatre Company After the huge success of Sister Act: The Musical Artistic Licence are back with Noel Coward’s Private Lives   Private Lives is a 1930 comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward. It concerns a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover that they […]


‘Gardening in the Media’ by Terry Walton

Terry walton lecture – ‘gardening in the media’ 23rd June 2019 – Large Gallery 2-4pm Admission price (includes entry to gardens): £10 or £8 for Picton Castle season ticket holders Tickets can be purchased on site, or by calling 01437 751326 Terry Walton has featured regularly on Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 show, providing gardening tips for listeners, […]


NGS Open Day

Sunday 9th June 2019 Open from 9.00 am til 5.00 pm


Horse Blessing

Dyfed Carriage Club are thrilled to announce the return of the Harness Horse Blessing at Picton Castle on Sunday 26th May 2019 Carriages Meet from 11.30am, Service at 12.00 midday (TBC)   This is a deeply historical event originating from the late 1800’s to bless and monitor the good welfare of the working carriage horse […]


Harness Horse Blessing

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Harness Horse Blessing at Picton Castle  Carriages Meet from 11.30am, Service at 1.00pm


Bugs & Bees @ Picton

New for 2019! Bugs & Bees @ Picton will be a weekend of fun and discovery for the whole family! Bella from ‘Just Bee’ will be here with her ‘girls on tour’ in their observation hive. Take a peek inside to see the fascinating workings of honey bee hive, and the ‘girls’ hard at work’! […]


Bugs & Bees @ Picton

New for 2019! Bugs & Bees @ Picton will be a weekend of fun and discovery for the whole family! Bella from ‘Just Bee’ will be here with her ‘girls on tour’ in their observation hive. Take a peek inside to see the fascinating workings of honey bee hive, and the ‘girls’ hard at work’! […]


Old Herbaceous

Old Herbaceous is the humorous love story of a single-minded yet gentle man with a passion for plants and is a charming one man play which has entranced sell out audiences all around the country over the last two years.


NGS Open Day

Sunday 19th May 2019 Open from 9.00 am til 5.00 pm


The Snake Dude

After the success of The Snake Dude’s last visit to Picton Castle, we are very much looking forward to his return on Saturday 20th April. Located in our large gallery will be a large array of reptiles for you to get up close and personal with! Come along and see if you are brave enough […]


EASTER TRAIL

EASTER TRAIL 16TH-28TH APRIL Come along to Picton Castle this Easter and take part in our fun trail around our woodland gardens. Use the map to navigate your way around the grounds and find the numbered eggs, collect all the letters to solve the puzzle and collect your prize in our gift shop! Our trail […]


EASTER TRAIL

easter trail 16th-28th april Come along to Picton Castle this Easter and take part in our fun trail around our woodland gardens. Use the map to navigate your way around the grounds and find the numbered eggs, collect all the letters to solve the puzzle and collect your prize in our gift shop! Our trail […]


Volunteer Open Evening

We will be holding an open evening on 29th April 2019 between 5 and 7 pm in The Great Hall for all prospective volunteers. Refreshments will be provided, and there will be the chance to talk to existing volunteers along with staff members and trustees. Here at Picton Castle we rely heavily on the help […]


Kyffin Williams find!

We are so excited to have found this wonderful Kyffin Williams original hiding upstairs in the castle! Kyffin Williams was a Welsh artist, best known for his depictions of the Welsh countryside, shepherds and their sheepdogs, livestock and small villages. This oil on canvas was commissioned by the late Lady Marion in the 1980’s and […]


It’s Nearly Time…..

Wales’ first castle based Escape Room is currently under construction here at Picton Castle! Travel back to the past, and escape the future! Mansion of Mystery presents ‘The Time Machine’ escape room, a thrilling adventure for those who love the immersive puzzle experience! Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for more […]


Promoting Picton as a dog friendly attraction

Tania and I attended a workshop for local businesses run by Pembrokeshire tourism to help promote us as a dog friendly site. Picton is a wonderful place to bring your pooch for a walk, as many of our visitors already do. We hope to see more of you making the most of our gardens, and […]