Picton Castle

Picton Castle


A stunning stately home, Picton Castle has 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales.  There is a Secret Owl Garden where you can meet 25 species of owls.

Visit the Castle website

What makes it special

  • Visit some of the most beautiful woodland gardens in West Wales
  • Try the Mansion of Mystery and the Escape Room

Opening Times

Daily (except Christmas) - 09:00 to 17:00

Owls - 10:00 to 17:00

Castle tours - 4 times from 11:00


Adults - £15

Seniors - £14

Children (age 5-16) - £10

Children (age 2-4) - £6

Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) - £40

(for only gardens and Owls, adults £3 less, & children £2 less)

Hostels nearby

Picton Castle

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 4AS

Map references

OS Map: 157 or 158

OS Grid Ref: SN010135

Lat/Lng: 51.785492, -4.885597

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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