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Picton Castle & Gardens

Off the A40 | The Rhos, Haverfordwest SA62 4AS, Wales
+44 1437 751326
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I was amazed at the improvement since my last visit.The House tour was really well done. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
davidarthurlee349
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Great day out, plenty to see and do

Really enjoyed visiting this castle and gardens with our children. Beautiful walled garden and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David S
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PICTON CASTLE AND GARDENS A Magical Day Out for all the FamilySituated close to the Cleddau Estuary Picton Castle and Gardenscomprise 40 acres of some of the most beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding the great 13th century castle. Much like the castle building itself, the gardens of Picton are a fusion over many centuries of different gardening styles and periods. The gardens are now acknowledged as one of the most beautiful and atmospheric in Wales and on the strength of the collections are a Royal Horticultural Society Partner Garden.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (57 reviews)
“walled garden” (146 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
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Off the A40 | The Rhos, Haverfordwest SA62 4AS, Wales
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+44 1437 751326
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was amazed at the improvement since my last visit.The House tour was really well done. The gardens contained a spectacular variety of plants which made the visit very worthwhile.The staff and volunteers deserve a big credit.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed visiting this castle and gardens with our children. Beautiful walled garden and walks. Set up for children, it has a play area and ‘board walk’ as well as an Owl Centre. Lovely Spanish restaurant too, serving delicious tapas! Interesting tour, although not sure...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my parents and younger sister. We visited both the gardens and the secret owl garden. The prices are quite steep for what is included in the day out! However the gardens are beautiful and the staff in the owl garden are very...More

Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last day in Pembrokeshire and at a loss for something to do. Picton Castle and gardens Not forgetting the secret owl garden were a last minute decision. GREAT DECISION. Big car park, mostly empty. Friendly and helpful lady at the entrance kiosk, took her...More

Thank Kenneth G
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CASTLE178, Manager at Picton Castle & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review - I am glad that you enjoyed all we have to offer on site. I will pass on your kind comments to the team here. We look forward to welcoming you back to Picton when you next visit Pembrokeshire.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the area a lot but had never visited prior. It was nice beautiful gardens nice house lovely weather. I think the weather helped as i would not visit if it was raining. Very good enjoyed it.

Thank Dave O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Picton Cadtle and gardens in an afternoon, and wished we had arrived earlier. On arrival we booked in for a tour of the castle, which was shorter than you might expect and visited only the main rooms (hence 4 stars not 5) but...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were SO lucky to have had gorgeous weather for the MOST wonderful, leisurely walk thru the castle gardens (so MANY types of unique mints...banana, horse, chocolate, pineapple & so on!) & the SUPERBLY done owl exhibits. Our castle tour guide was such a well-informed,...More

Thank Karen L
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CASTLE178, Manager at Picton Castle & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review - I shall pass on your comments to the team here. I will also pass on your concerns to our tenant in the restaurant & their team We look forward to welcoming you back to Picton in the future Regards

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good tour of the castle. Just don’t ask the tour guide any questions outside his comfort zone or he might lamp you on the schnowser. Focus seems to be on the rich bar stards associated with the castle, as opposed to the building itself which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picton castle and gardens is an very good value day out and the price of the admission includes a guided tour of the house and access to the gardens and The secret Owl garden. The house is in need of some TLC which they are...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place to visit, the gardens were lovely and colourful. enjoyed a few hours here just having a lovely walk,

Thank monica698
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Ian B
17 August 2017|
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Response from CASTLE178 | Property representative |
The gardens are about 75% accessible. We do have push wheelchairs available on loan should they be needed. The castle (by guided tour only)is also 80% accessible
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sarah h
8 August 2017|
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Response from CASTLE178 | Property representative |
The castle is 90% accessible (there are photo books for the chapel & bedrooms) The gardens are approx. 75% accessible - we have 3 push-type wheelchairs on site for visitors - there is no charge for borrowing them. If you... More
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frankiesm0m
5 August 2016|
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Response from CASTLE178 | Property representative |
Yes dogs on leads are allowed in the gardens. Assistance dogs only in the castle - which is only open by guided tour
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