The stunning Powerscourt Gardens are situated just 20kms south of Dublin City Centre. Set against the backdrop of the Sugarloaf Mountain, Powerscourt is stunning in every season. From the ornate Italian Gardens to the formal walks of the Rose and Kitchen Gardens, there are many hidden treasures to explore. With over 200 varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers, this 47 acres of Gardens has something for everyone.
The Gardens were laid out over a period of 150 years and were designed to create a garden that was part of the wider landscape, creating one of the most majestic vistas in Ireland. Fine statuary and ironworks collected from across Europe adorn these magnificent Gardens.
The Palladian Mansion is now home to the best Irish design and features craft and interior shops. The Terrace cafe offers the finest in Irish artisan, home cooked cuisine. An audiovisual presentation brings to life the rich history of the Estate.
|Address:||Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow|
|Location:||20km miles south of Dublin City Centre, just off N11|
|Open Times:||Gardens: 9.30-5.30|
Waterfall: Winter: 10.30-4, Summer: 9.30-7
|Average Visit Length:||1 - 2.5 Hours|
Child (U16): €5.00, (U5): Free
|Audio Visual:||Languages: English|
|Restaurant:||Operated by Avoca Handweavers Group. Seats 160 includes outdoor seats and toilet|
|Shop:||Selection of speciality shops operated by the Avoca Group|
|Information Guide:||French, German, Italian & Spanish|
|Group Booking Necessary:||Yes|
Daily: 09.30-17.30 (House Admission free)
Gardens close at Dusk in Winter
Closed December 25-26
Ballroom & Garden Rooms:
Every Sunday 9.30 -13.30
Every Monday 9.30 -13.30 (1st May - 30th September)
Nov-Dec & Jan-Feb: 10.30-16.00
Mar-Apr & Sept-Oct: 10.30-17.30
Closed 2 weeks prior to Christmas
Irish Myths & Legends. The cool, crazy and condensed version
Date: Sunday 16th March 2014
Time: 12.30pm to 3pm (On the half hour)
Location: Entrance Hall, Powerscourt House
Cost: Various. Ticket price includes entry to Powerscourt Gardens
Join Imaginosity at Powerscourt for a fantastic day out this bank holiday. This St. Patrick's Weekend we'll be taking Oisin, Niamh, Lir, three swans, a magical land of eternal youth, an angry giant and a fierce warrior, mixing them together and inviting YOUR family to take part in a fun drama workshop which will truly bring the past to life! This is a fun introduction to Irish myths and legends for young children.
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