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Father Christmas

With frost on the ground this morning, at last Winter is Coming…What does winter bring, apart from shorter days and heart warming... read more


Christmas at Picton Castle

Life at Picton has been very festive and so exciting this week. Christmas is coming and we have been decorating all week – who... read more


International Garden Photographer of the Year

We are hosting an exciting new exhibition of photographs from International Garden Photographer of the Year. This is a highly prestigious... read more


New Entry, New Temptations

There is quite a lot of news this week. We have decided to try a new, simplified system for our admissions. The cost of entry to the Welsh... read more


The Autumn Garden

The change of the seasons is here and Picton’s grounds are a feast to the senses. The last of summer’s bloom has faded away and... read more


Behind the Scene Tours

Calling all those who are curious to see more … have you ever fancied seeing what Picton Castle is like behind the gilt and... read more


The Walled Garden Project

If you have visited Picton Castle recently or were to do so in the next few months, you would notice some unusual activity going on in and... read more


Halloween Frolics and Ghoulishness

  We are spookily excited about our new Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations for 2019. This year we are planning a range of... read more


Welcome to the Welsh Owl Garden

  We have great news to share with you that in the last couple of weeks we have welcomed our new owl family to Picton Castle! Hidden... read more


Dog Show Success!

We were absolutely gutted when we had to cancel our dog show earlier in August, so when our judges said they could make it on 24th we... read more


Welsh Owls, Good Food and Garden visits

Welsh Owl Garden Wednesday …This Wednesday (31st July) is “Meet the Babies” week , where you can meet and get close to the cutest... read more


Amazing Toy Models

West Wales Modellers Model Exhibition. Today and tomorrow (29th and 30th July). For this 2 day event we have a special price Family Gardens... read more


Artist in Residence- this Saturday

….with Ray Burnell. This Saturday (27th) from 10am-5pm We are offering our lucky visitors the chance to try your hand at creating your... read more


Dewpond, Dragonflies and Damsels…

On Tuesday, I had a lovely walk through the woodland paths, up to the beautiful Dew Pond with Sam, from the Darwin Centre. Dragonflies and... read more


Welsh Owl Garden Wednesday ….

There are lots of extremely cute new arrivals here at Picton waiting to meet you! The Welsh Owl Garden (FB page) is open EVERY WEDNESDAY... read more


Toy treasures …

… and fascinating finds. What a joy to go through the boxes so kindly  donated by Mr & Mrs Stimson. Our task is punctuated by a... read more


Summer holidays are finally here …

…. and this weather is so refreshing….😊 So do come along and enjoy our magnificent 40+ acres of gardens. Plenty of... read more


Artist in August…

We are delighted to welcome artist  Gill Farrington to our Studio Gallery this August. She will be setting up this Saturday (27th)..... read more


Exciting NEWS… :-)

Thank you to all our wonderful visitors and supporters for being so patient during this period of renovation, but we can now announce that... read more


Private Lives on the lawn….

This Saturday 13th July & Sunday 14th July, performance starts at 2.30 pm The weather still looks set fair for the first act to be set... read more


It’s July and Summer is here at Picton!

There is lots happening…. 🙂 For information Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July- NO Castle tours, due to Private Lives performance... read more


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,... read more


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... read 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... read more


Lumsden Lawnmower Collection comes to Picton

This Spring season The Lumsden Lawnmower Collection is coming to Picton. The display will be in the old Dairy in the... read more


The ‘Picton Renoir’ – On View in Picton Castle

This fascinating painting which has caused so much controversy can be seen by the general public when you take a Castle Tour. Please check... read more


Volunteers needed to help at fairy tale castle

Picton Castle and Gardens is a fairy tale castle with enchanting gardens, just a few miles from Haverfordwest. As well as being an... read more