Powerscourt Estate

Local namePowerscourt Estate
LocationRathdown Poor Law Union, Ireland

Powerscourt Estate, located in Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland, is a large country estate which is noted for its house and landscaped gardens, today occupying 19 hectares. The house, originally a 13th-century castle, was extensively altered during the 18th century by German architect Richard Cassels, starting in 1731 and finishing in 1741. A fire in 1974 left the house lying as a shell until it was renovated in 1996.

Originally the family seat of the Viscounts Powerscourt, the estate has been owned by the Slazenger family, founders and former owners of the Slazenger sporting goods business, since 1961. It is a popular tourist attraction, and includes Powerscourt Golf Club, an Avoca Handweavers restaurant, and an Autograph Collection Hotel.

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Opening hours

Gardens:
Open daily: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
(Closed on Dec 25, 26)

Waterfall:
Nov - Feb: 10:30 am - 4 pm
Mar - Apr, Sep - Oct: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
May - Aug: 9:30 am - 7 pm
(Closed two weeks before Christmas.)

Garden Pavilion:
Mon - Sat: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun: 10 am - 5:30 pm

Admission

Gardens (Nov 1 - Feb 28):
Adults: €7
Students, seniors: €6.50
Children (under 13): €3.50
Children (under 5): free
Family (2 + up to 3): €18

Waterfall:
Adults: €6
Students, seniors: €5.50
Children (under 13): €3.50
Children (under 2): free
Family (2 + up to 3): €16

Tickets may be purchased online in advance or directly at Powerscourt House (for Gardens Tickets) and Powerscourt Waterfall.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powerscourt_Estate

Official website http://powerscourt.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/powerscourtestate

Twitter https://twitter.com/thepowerscourt

Email info@powerscourt.net

Phone +353 012 046 000

Address Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Coordinates 53°11'6.368" N -6°11'13.671" E

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