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|
Student/Senior: €6.00 (House Admission Free)
Child (U16): €3.50, (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
Home-made Christmas Decorations with Carol Bone - 20th and 27th November, 4th December
No booking required or cost, this event is with our compliments
The fabulous Carol Bone will be coming to Powerscourt Garden Pavilion soon to give Christmas Decoration Demonstrations. This annual event is hugely popular with visitors to Powerscourt and is not be missed! The event is free of charge and there is plenty of parking available. We hope to see you there :)
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