Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Where History & Culture live on

Russborough is often referred to as the most beautiful house in Ireland. This a wonderful visitor centre offers award-winning guided house tours, parkland tours and a historic 3D interactive basement exhibition, playground, maze, seasonal garden tours and tea rooms.

Enjoy magnificent views of the Blessington Lakes and Wicklow Mountains. Take a guided tour of the house to discover the fine furniture, tapestries, carpets, porcelain, marvellous plasterwork, silver collection and much of the Beit collection of fine art.

For the energetic, there are parkland tours and walks around the estate, a fairy trail and also a 1,860sq m/20,000sq foot hedge maze to navigate. Sheepdog demonstrations and horse and carriage rides are also available.


Open: Open mid-March to mid-December. See website for opening times.

Admission: Admission fees apply.

Contact Information

Address:Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Phone:+353 45 865 239

GPS Coordinates & MAP

53.1412, -6.5690