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Welcome to Powerscourt Gardens in County Wicklow, one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland! Powerscourt Gardens were recently voted No.3 in the World’s Top Ten Gardens by National Geographic.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. Managed by Head Gardener, Alex Slazenger and a team of four gardeners, Powerscourt Gardens were designed from 1731 onwards, with the desire to create a garden which was part of the wider surrounding landscape. Powerscourt Gardens include The Walled Gardens, The Italian Garden, The Dolphin Pond, The Japanese Gardens, Pets Cemetery and Pepperpot Tower, among other features and attractions.

Opening Times

• Daily: 9.30am – 5.30pm (Last entry 5pm)
• Gardens close at dusk in Winter (Last entry during winter is 30 minutes before dusk)
• The Gardens are open year-round and only close December 25th & 26th

Ballroom & Garden Rooms

• Sundays 9:30am – 1:30pm – All Year
• Mondays 9:30am – 1:30pm – May to September

Avoca Terrace Café

• Daily: 9.30am – 5.00pm

Gardens Entrance Fees – 1st March – 31st October

  • Adults €9.50
  • Student/OAP €8
  • Child (U13) €5.00
  • Child (U5) Free
  • Family Ticket €25.00 (2 adults & up to 3 children) SAVE €9 with our family ticket

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