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Powerscourt Gardens and House

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Voted No. 3 In the Top 10 Gardens of the World - by National Geographic! One of the world's great Gardens, Powerscourt is situated 20km south of Dublin City Centre in the foothills of the Wicklow mountains.The Garden was begun by Richard Wingfield...more
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Enniskerry, Ireland
+353 1 204 6000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Two of my favorite things in one place: gardens and shopping. I was there on an absolutely awful day weatherwise. It was pouring down rain and very windy. But I had to see the gardens. The Japanese gardens are particularly impressive. The colors in the...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful house and gardens- really well maintained and plenty for the kids to do including an audio tour of the gardens. The Japanese garden is amazing. Lovely lunch in the Avoca cafe. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank AMillsy1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These has to be the premier gardens in the whole of Ireland,the gardens are large but easily accessable for everyone to walk around and the scenery all around is amazing,there is also a great restaurant serving very good food and refreshments and also a large...More

Thank summer17669
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say.had a great time with family and friends. But wouldn't do it often to be honest. Once every 4-5 years is good enough. The place is very good to walk around and enjoy the warm weather. But I'm sure they don't have...More

1  Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to spend the morning! I was on a road trip from Dublin to Kilkenny and a friend, who had been to Powerscourt before, suggested we stop here. This was definitely worth the entrance fee. The grounds are huge and absolutely beautiful....More

Thank Erika J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited here a couple of times. The gardens are quite lovely and well worth a stroll at any time. It is easy to get to with ample free parking on arrival. There is a good garden centre prior to getting to the main...More

Thank E9596IHkevinw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate to visit Powerscourt on a gorgeous 57 degree day! The sun was shinning and the gardens were breathtaking! We walked the entire property. What a labor of love! The Japanese garden was lovely - tucked away and so peaceful! We stopped for...More

Thank mbs5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection, which was just a brief walk to the Powerscourt Gardens and Estate. This added to our experience as we got to walk along the golf course and an old graveyard (hidden in the trees) on our way to...More

Thank cynsha
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I've visited Powerscourt several times now and can truly recommend it to all. The house is imposing and the gardens are amazing- so well cared for, and a calm haven away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The café is also really good...More

Thank AlexJ262
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful country house with beautiful extensive gardens! Worth a few visits actually. They gardens are quite large and would take some time to hear all the audio. A long afternoon would be ideal actually. The Japanese gardens are simply beautiful. And this was the...More

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4 September 2018|
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Response from PowerscourtWaterfall | Property representative |
Thanks Sean B for that comprehensive list of options on how to get here. If you are going to the Waterfall unfortunately you would need to go by car or taxi. It is a narrow country road and a long walk from the village, so... More
Roberta Y
23 August 2018|
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Response from PowerscourtWaterfall | Property representative |
Dogs must be on a leash at all times at the Estate and the Waterfall. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in the Gardens with the exception of guide dogs. But they are welcome at the Waterfall and along the Avenue.
Lisa M
6 August 2018|
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Response from PowerscourtWaterfall | Property representative |
Hello Lisa, We do not have a playground in the main gardens but we have a ‘Family Action Quests’ audio tour for children and their families to enjoy. The Pepperpot Tower in the main gardens was built as a folly for the... More