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A treasure on our doorstep.

We are lucky to live in such a wonderful county as Pembrokeshire. The county's two greatest assets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Theresa A
Best day out with the Owls!

We came all the way from Singapore for this, after reading the great reviews about the Secret Owl... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth L
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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...more
Off the A40 | The Rhos, Haverfordwest SA62 4AS, Wales
+44 1437 751326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lucky to live in such a wonderful county as Pembrokeshire. The county's two greatest assets are the National Park and Picton Castle. There is such a lot to see and do and is a good visit in any season.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came all the way from Singapore for this, after reading the great reviews about the Secret Owl Garden. The owls were so well taken care of by their “mom” Emma, and we could feel the love as we flew with Gizmo, Orchid and Troy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to spend the afternoon. We all loved it. The staff are fabulous and the setting is stunning. Take a picnic or enjoy the restaurant.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JonathanR1877
Reviewed November 9, 2018

The gardens here are fantastic,so many different plants, The Walled garden,and the Tropical garden are a delight. for the plant enthusiast, like myself I was amazed..This place is well worth a visit,and the admission charge is reasonable. The café serves great food....5 STARS to everybody...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We arrived fairly late in the afternoon after a long journey with our dog. All of us were welcomed by the ticket booth lady (biscuits offered to our pooch) and our options clearly explained. We found the admission price very reasonable as it included a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle but not happy with Halloween event. At no point was explained if it is appropriate to younger children, many children was crying after they closed and locked doors and left them in darkness. Yes maybe funny for older children but caused my 8...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The guide here is very informative about the history of the building and the family who lived here. This castle is really worth visiting and excellent value for money. The restaurant offers good quality food and service. The grounds are an adventure playground for children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

My daughter was desperate to go to the Secret Owl Garden. When we arrived we purchased joint tickets for owls and Castle. Our party consisted of two adults, a senior (81, impaired vision and a bit unsteady) and two children (12 and 7). We all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

It was so peaceful (most of the time when children out of the way) and the autumn colour wonderful. The grounds are looking really good and pleased to see the project to raise funds for restoration of the walled garden. It was also be good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Avocettoo
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Wonderful place to visit we were there on the 22nd september light rain all day but still ok to walk around .The castle was good and a good guide to explain the history .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rick S
October 3, 2018|
Response from CASTLE178 | Property representative |
There is Canaston Oaks nearby and there are also 2 in Robeston Wathen. I hope this helps
Ian B
August 17, 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
sarah h
August 8, 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