Picton Castle and Gardens

Visitor Information

Opening Times

Picton Castle Gardens is open all year round with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.


The gardens may be closed on occasion due to adverse weather conditions, we advise you to check back here before you visit.

April-October:  10.00 am- 5.00 pm daily.

November-March: 10.00 am- 4.00 pm daily

Please be advised that the castle is accessible by guided tour only and is an additional charge. The castle cannot be accessed without purchasing a gardens ticket.

The castle will be closed for public tours from January 1st 2022- March 31st 2022. However, from February onwards, the castle will be open for group bookings and specialist tours. Please see our events page for more information as it becomes available.


Tickets to Picton Castle Gardens can either be purchased online by clicking on the link below, or on the day of your visit from the ticket office. Admission includes access to The Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo. Castle tours cannot be pre-booked.

April- December:

Gardens ticket-

  • Adults £9.00
  • Seniors £8.00
  • Children (5-15) £6.00
  • Families (2 adults and 2 children) £27.00
  • Children under 5 FREE
  • Carers FREE


Gardens ticket-

  • Adults £4.50
  • Seniors £4.00
  • Children (5-15) £3.00
  • Families (2 adults and 2 children) £14.00
  • Children under 5 FREE
  • Carers FREE

Click here to purchase a gardens only ticket https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/product/daily-ticket

For more details on activities at The Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo please follow this link https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/visitor-info/the-welsh-owl-garden-and-zoo


Castle Tours

If you wish to purchase a castle tour, this can be done in the gift shop upon arrival.

  • Adults £6
  • Children (5-15) £4

Please be aware, a gardens ticket is required in order to book a castle tour. Castle tours cannot be booked online at present.

We offer a discount to groups of 10 people or more who book in advance, please click here for further information https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/visitor-info/group-visits/group-visits


Partner Garden Schemes

We accept the following membership cards;

  • Historic Houses (Free garden entry and castle tour)
  • Art Fund (Free garden entry and castle tour)
  • RHS (Free garden entry)
  • Gardeners World two for one card (For gardens only)



  • There are 3 wheelchairs on site, which are available free of charge. Please inquire at the Ticket Office upon arrival.
  • There are two disabled toilets on site – located in the toilet block near the Courtyard entrance, and the toilet block near the walled garden.
  • The grounds are approximately 80% accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Castle tours are fully accessible to wheelchair users and less able visitors. Please inform the ticket office when purchasing your ticket.
  • Our Gift Shop, Galleries and Restaurant are all accessible
  • Disabled parking is available in the main car park

Further Information

Dogs on leads are welcome on site, with the exception of the Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo and the castle interior.