Picton Castle and Gardens

Visitor Information

Garden and Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo 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:  10.00am- 5.00pm daily

November-March:  10.00am- 4.00pm daily

Please be aware that the car park gates are locked at the end of the day.


Tickets to Picton Castle Gardens can either be purchased online by clicking on the link below, or on the day of your visit at the ticket office. Admission includes access to The Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo. The castle is accessible by guided tour only, and is an extra fee (Please see below)

  • Adults £12.00
  • Seniors £11.00
  • Children (5-15) £7.00
  • Families (2 adults and 2 children) £34.00
  • Children under 5 FREE
  • Carers FREE

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

Castle tours cannot be pre-booked, but must be booked on arrival in the gift shop.

We accept the following membership cards:

  • Historic Houses
  • Art Fund
  • RHS (October – March only)
  • Gardeners World two for one card

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 opening times 2022

The castle is open daily and is accessible by guided tour only.

  • Adults & Seniors £6
  • Children aged 5-15 £4
  • Carers and under 5s FREE

Please be aware that in order to book a castle tour, you must have already paid to enter the gardens, or gained access with a membership card.

group tours

From April 2022, our discount for groups will only apply to 20 people or more.

Please click here for further information https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/visitor-info/group-visits/group-visits


  • 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.