Picton Castle and Gardens

Visitor Information

We are open daily

  • 10am to 5pm – from the 1st March to 31st Oct (summer opening hours)
  • 10 am to 4pm – from 1st Nov to 28th Feb (winter opening hours)
  • The castle open daily from 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm (except January)
  • Maria’s Restaurant is open
  • The Potting Shed (pop-up cafe) is open daily

Admission Prices

Admission includes access to the castle and gardens. Guided tours of the castle are an additional cost.

Your admission is valid for 7 days from the date on your receipt. You will need to show the original receipt for free re-entry.

  • Adults £14.50
  • Seniors (65+) £12.50
  • Family (2+2) £39.50
  • Single Adult Family (1+2) £25
  • Children (5-15 yrs) £7
  • Under 5 Free
  • Castle guided tour £5

You can purchase your admission on arrival or online here.

Guided Tours of the Castle

Guided tours of the castle are offered everyday at 2 pm (there is an addition charge).

There are free guided tours of the castle on Mondays at 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm.

Gift Aid

These prices include a Gift Aid donation. For more information about Gift Aid including non Gift Aid admission please click here.

We accept the following membership cards

  • RHS (October – March only)
  • Gardeners World two for one card (October – March only)
  • Historic Houses (provides free access to the castle, but a guided tour is an additional cost)
  • Art Fund

Dogs on Leads are Welcome

Dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens. Dogs are allowed in the lower half of the restaurant. Only assistance dogs are allowed inside the castle. We kindly request that all dog owners clear up after their dogs.


Registered Carers are not charged admission when accompanying the person they care for but we do ask for some ID.

  • Approximately 75% of the gardens are accessible to wheelchairs.
  • There are freely available all terrain wheelchairs on site for visitors use.
  • The castle is accessible to wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs. Access for mobility scooter users is available via prior arrangement with the office (due to the configuration of the building). Please contact us before your visit to arrange.
  • The second hand book shop, galleries and restaurant are fully accessible.
  • There are two disabled toilets on site.
  • Disabled parking is available.


Telephone: 01437 751 326

Email: info@pictoncastle.org