Powerscourt Estate is situated in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow – just a 50-minute drive from Dublin city.
The Great Sugar Loaf Mountain can be seen across the valley, between the tall elegant beech trees. The avenue slopes down, through woodland, before revealing the Palladian elegance of Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa. The magnificent surroundings of the Estate provide a tranquil escapism for its visitors it can be hard to believe you are less than an hour from the capital city. The Estate comprises 1,000 acres of mountain, farm, hillside, river, golf courses and gardens. The Gardens stretch over 47 acres and are only a short stroll along the wooded avenue from luxury five star Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa.
Powerscourt Gardens were voted No. 3 in the World’s Top 10 Gardens by National Geographic and they truly live up to their reputation. The Gardens provide visitors with a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues and ornamental lakes, secret hollows and rambling walks. The Gardens include The Walled Gardens, The Italian Garden, The Dolphin Pond, The Japanese Gardens, Pets Cemetery and Pepperpot Tower. Another hugely popular attraction is the Powerscourt Waterfall. It is Ireland’s highest waterfall at 121m (398ft.) and is 6km from the Main Estate.
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