Picton Castle and Gardens

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

Saturday 10th August- Gardens open at 10am (not 9am)


“Private Lives” Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July.

Performance 2.30pm, please arrive 30 minutes early. The first act will take place on the North lawn (weather permitting) and then in the Great Hall. Tickets available. Ring us on: 01437 751 326 or via our website: https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/noel-cowards-private-lives-3


Toy event: 29th & 30th July

West Wales Modellers in our Courtyard Gallery, with their collection of quirky, skillfully, hand-made models.

“Treasures from Childhood”: Toy exhibition in our Studio Gallery. Toys generously donated by Mr & Mrs Stimson, from Pembroke

Children bringing their own favourite toy will get half-price entrance: £3 (5-16). Children under 5’s come in free. Free children’s garden trail with a little prize when you work out the phrase.


Picton Dog show

We are having a Companion Dog Show in the wonderful surroundings of Picton Castle on Saturday 10th August. We also have 40 acres of beautiful woodland gardens for you and your dog to explore!  Gardens open 10am-5pm

10am-12noon: DOG AGILITY, 2pm-4pm: DOG SHOW  with  novelty  classes. Free to enter, just register on the day.

Garden Admission prices apply

Adults: £9

Seniors (60+): £8

Children 5-16: £6

Under 5’s: FREE

*Family ticket: £26 (2 Adults and 2 children)  *This family ticket price is only available for this event



Dog show stalls

If you have a dog related stall, then pitches are available at £30 for non- charities and free for charities. The pitches are all outside and we ask that you provide your own table and gazebo. You will need to book, as places are limited, so please ring Katie on: 01437 751 326 or email: admin@pictoncastle.co.uk


Porsches at Picton

The South Wales Porsche Club will be visiting on 21st July and will be parked on our castle forecourt.


Art Galleries

We have re-named our “Small Gallery”, situated next to the shop, the “Studio Gallery”.

We feel this new title better evokes its light, airy space, plus giving a nod to its former use at an artist studio.

Studio Gallery Artists: Gill Farrington during August and Judy Maynard during September

Ray Burnell is in the Courtyard gallery until end September


Calling all Volunteers

  • Are you able to volunteer at this fabulous location?
  • We need assistance in the Gift Shop and Ticket Office
  • Running Guided Tours of the Castle and looking after large groups
  • Assisting with our regular programme of events including our Christmas Markets, Concerts, Wedding and Country Fairs, and many more!

As well as enjoying some good company and having fun, volunteers are given full training and offered a discount in the shop and plant sales area, as well as invitations to social events and mileage. Plus a season ticket is given after 50 working hours.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Picton Castle and Gardens, please register your interest in the shop or contact us on: (01437) 751 326


Back by popular demand……our Gardens only ticket

Adults: £9, Seniors (60+): £8, Children (5-16): £6, under 5’s: Free

Castle tour prices 2019 (in addition to the gardens entry) Adults: £4,  Children (5-16 ): £2

Access to the castle is by guided tour only. We would advise parents/guardians that our castle tour is not suitable for very young children as the tour lasts approximately 50 minutes and is detailed and informative. In the school holidays we try to offer family friendly tours daily, which are more suitable.


Season tickets:

  • Adult: £30.00
  • Senior Citizens (60 +): £25.00
  • Child (5 to 15) : £12.50
  • Families (2 adults + 4 children): £60.00
  • Infant (under 5): Free

Picton Castle and Gardens is a Registered Charity. Your support is invaluable for ensuring its upkeep. Your purchase of a Season Ticket is also available to Gift Aid. Thank you! J

In addition to regular access to the shop, plants sales, restaurant and over 40 acres of gorgeous gardens, there are lots of other benefits…see our webpage for details:  https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/visitor-info/season-tickets



We regularly re-stock the shop, with lovely items. Why not pop along and have a browse 🙂


Mansion of Mystery

The Mansion of Mystery is OPEN for adventures on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Can you beat the clock and get out within the hour? Bookings taken online only at: https://www.mansionofmystery.com


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