No visit to Ireland is complete without the opportunity to marvel at the majestic Powerscourt Gardens, voted number 3 in the World’s Top 10 Gardens by National Geographic in 2014.
Set in the wild Wicklow countryside, overlooking the Sugarloaf Mountain, Powerscourt is situated just 20km south of Dublin City Centre. The Gardens stretch over 47 acres and offer visitors a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues and ornamental lakes, secret hollows and rambling walks.
Experience 300 years of garden design and development including walled gardens, the Italian garden, the dolphin pond, the Japanese garden, pet cemetery and pepper pot tower, among other features and attractions.
Open: Open year round. Check website for opening times.
Admission: Admission fees apply.