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Powerscourt Gardens and House

Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
Powerscourt House and Gardens Admission Ticket
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Powerscourt House and Gardens Admission Ticket
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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 2 weeks ago

These are Formal, expansive, and gorgeous gardens. there is a Nice place for lunch too. Also a Good gift shop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rudolfo212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The estate is stunning and has a long avenue for dog walking but contrary to what it states on the website, the grounds and gardens do not allow dogs in. Sadly we were unable to view the gardens due to having our dogs. Lovely garden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AmyCK2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waste of money most gardens abandoned full of trash , the Japanese gardens is a joke , dirty water all over no care in any part, avoid the cafe shop as well ,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cristina M
Reviewed 8 December 2018

My wife and I took a short break in County Wicklow and as is usual we visited the Powerscourt House and Garden Pavilion on the 19th November 2018 where we made purchases of 155.89 euro. When we brought the goods back to the car my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John B
PowerscourtEstate, Public Relations Manager at Powerscourt Gardens and House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Good morning from Powerscourt, Thank you for taking the time to send us a letter with feedback from your recent visit. It is through feedback that we can improve our customer service experience at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion. We received your letter and responded to you...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

I remembered the garden and the shopping from my visit in the late 1990s. I returned on this visit to Ireland to treat myself to some solo time after a fun road trip through Northern Ireland and Dublin with my adult son. The garden is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Actually visited June/July 2015 The gardens are lovely to look round and also the shops in the house have all sorts of souvenirs and gifts for people. You have to pay to look round and go into certain parts but we just had a quick...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 847madeleinea
Reviewed 11 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AMillsy1980
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank summer17669
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jessica B
7 December 2018|
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Response from industrialtech | Reviewed this property |
One or two nights would be good. Nice spa beautiful location and fabulous rooms and amenities.
4 September 2018|
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Response from PowerscourtEstate | 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 PowerscourtEstate | 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.