At the beginning of the 18th century on the grounds of Wingfield’s from Powerscourt the large residence and gardens were built, which are considered the most beautiful in Ireland. However here you will not feel like in Ireland. The gardens were designed in the Italian and partially Japanese-style. It has carefully-cut grass and colorful flowers that evoke the atmosphere more like of the southern Europe.
Powerscourt Gardens is dominated by a large lake with a fountain and lots of water lilies. There is even a cemetery of the favorite animals of local family. From here you have a great view of the impressive mountain Great Sugar Loaf.
Powerscourt House and Gardens are located approx. 20km from Dublin city centre.
Opening hours and fees:
Daily: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Gardens close at dusk in Winter
Closed December 25th & 26th
Ballroom & Garden Rooms
Sundays 9:30am – 1:30pm All Year
Mondays 9:30am – 1:30pm May to September
Adults €6.00, Student/OAP €5.50
Child (U16) €3.50, Child (U5) Free
Jan/Feb/Nov/Dec 10.30am – 4.00pm
Mar/Apr/Sept/Oct 10.30am – 5.30pm
May/Jun/July/Aug 9.30am – 7.00pm
Closed 2 weeks prior to Christmas
Adults €5.00, Student/OAP €4.50
Child (U16) €3.50, Children (U2) Free
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