Picton Castle and Gardens

Opening Times


Open all year round with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day
Gardens maybe closed on occasion due to adverse weather conditions.


The gardens are open from 9 am till 5 pm

The Secret owl Garden is open from 10 am till 5 pm



During the summer period our tour times are as follows:

11 am

12 noon

2 pm

3 pm

(This is subject to availability, and times may be changed if needed)

Castle tours are included in our Picton Experience Ticket, and must be booked in the gift shop.

During the Easter holidays, 13th-28th April inclusive, there will be an extra tour at 1 pm for families with young children. This ‘family tour’ will be more suitable for young children but will still include all the magnificent rooms of the usual tour.


Head gardeners tours

From time to time our head gardener Roddy Milne will offer a head gardeners tour around parts of the estate. If you are a season ticket holder this tour will be free. For all other guests there will be a small charge of £3 for adults and £2 for children over the age of 2.

Check here for details