Powerscourt House and Gardens
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Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Powerscourt House and Gardens are situated 20kms south of Dublin in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. Powerscourt House is an 18th century house incorporating a terrace restaurant overlooking stunning gardens which surround the area.
Powerscourt House is an 18th Century house which incorporates a terrace restaurant overlooking the garden, speciality shops, garden pavilion, interiors gallery and an exhibition on the history of the estate.
The Gardens are a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statuary and ornamental lakes with secret hollows, rambling walks, and walled gardens with over 200 variations of trees and shrubs. They are set against the backdrop of the Sugarloaf Mountain and are over 47 acres in size. From the ornate Italian gardens, to the formal walks of the Rose garden and kitchen gardens, there is so much to see and explore.
A visit to the terrace restaurant overlooking stunning gardens which surround the area is a must. There is a year around schedule of events at Powerscourt House, visit their website for more information.