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: €7.50 (House Admission Free)
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|
The Golf Digest Volvo Mid-Summer Open
The Golf Digest Volvo Mid-Summer Open, Powerscourt Golf Club's East Course, July 28.
The event is one of twelve Golf Digest tournaments across Ireland in 2013.
Designed by former player and successful Walker cup captain Peter McEvoy, the East Course at Powerscourt in County Wicklow is a testing and rewarding challenge for all levels of golfers. It has true championship pedigree, having hosted the 1998 Irish PGA and the 2001 Irish Seniors Open.
Entry costs €70 per player and is open to all who wish to participate. Only golfers with an official GUI or ILGU handicap can enter the main competition, but all participants can win novelty and raffle prizes.
All Category winners go through to the Grand Final and will be in with a chance to lift the biggest trophy in the history of Irish sport – The Golf Digest Volvo Champions Cup! For full event information and booking visit: www.powerscourt.ie/golf-events
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
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