Picton Castle and Gardens

Archive for 2021

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Autumn at Picton

Many changes are afoot at Picton Castle Gardens this season. On 30th September we waved farewell to our Director Dai Evans. Dai has been Director for over 10 years and has a rich knowledge of Picton, its history, architecture, antiquities and significant art collection. Picton really won’t be the same without him, his humour and […]

Summer Season is in Full Swing

Our busy streak has continued so you might have noticed a change recently at the entrance to the gardens. Guy Sharp (the maintenance manager) and Martin Davies (usually a tour guide) have worked flat out this month to build a brand new ticket office in time for the school holidays. This larger office can now […]

A Very Happy Half Term at Picton Castle Gardens!

We had the busiest half term on record last week at Picton Castle Gardens. Our ‘Wildlife Week’ was a huge success and we have loved seeing families enjoying some much deserved quality time in the sunshine. We noticed many families arriving with grandparents too which was wonderful after the difficult year we have all had […]

Re-opening the Castle

We are thrilled to be re-opening the castle for guided tours from Monday 17th May. While we have been closed the castle has felt so empty! This week we will be very busy making sure everything is looking as good as it can for the grand re-opening. Maintaining a property of this size and with […]

National Gardening Week

Happy National Gardening week! We will be celebrating National Gardening week from Monday 26th April until Sunday 2nd May so now is the perfect time to visit our spectacular gardens and see what our gardeners are up to. The weather is set to be glorious all week. Our gardening team will be extremely busy throughout […]

We are open!

March has been a whirlwind of activity, getting ready to welcome everyone back. We opened our gates again on Wednesday 31st March and we could not have asked for better weather to begin the season. Our gardens are not the same without the sound of children playing or the smell of coffee wafting over the […]

February 2021

We hope everyone is keeping safe and well at home during these unprecedented times. Although we are closed to the public at the moment our gardens are feeling full of life with the first signs of spring beginning to bloom and our grounds providing home to many creatures great and small. In late January we […]