Voted One of the Top Ten Houses and Mansions Worldwide by the Lonely Planet Guide
Powerscourt house today offers the warmest of welcomes to our visitors and some of the best views in Ireland, overlooking the breath-taking Sugarloaf Mountain. It’s a wonderful place to relax and enjoy browsing our splendid range of stores or to indulge in a coffee and dessert in the famous Avoca Terrace Café.
Come and experience the best of Irish design in giftware, clothing and furniture. Avoca Stores offers fashion and kidswear, books and soft furnishings, jewellery, aromatics and a scrumptious food hall. Enjoy locally sourced and seasonally cooked produce including the famous Avoca jams, cakes and home-made breads. If you enjoy making your home look its best, Global Village and SOUL located on the first floor of Powerscourt House are two must sees! Global Village offers a range of inspirational furniture, soft furnishings and accessories for your home. SOUL specialises in great Swedish Design at affordable prices. Next stop is the unmissable Design Loft where you can shop for beautiful hand-crafts and original Irish design, from jewellery and accessories to home-wares. On your way home, do stop at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion beside the car-park, featuring an extensive plant selection, outdoor living range and fabulous gifts.
Relax & Indulge
The Avoca Terrace Café is a firm favourite with our visitors. It offers an amazing setting for you to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with friends and family next to what is surely one of the most dramatic vistas in Ireland. The café boasts tall windows and French doors leading out onto an expansive garden terrace with a simply breath-talking panorama of the gardens against the backdrop of the famous Sugarloaf Mountain. Choose from a mouth-watering and varied menu which changes daily.
A Children’s Paradise
Visitors to Powerscourt can experience Tara’s Palace, a unique and magical hand-crafted doll’s palace. It is one of the greatest doll’s palaces in the world within a museum which houses a wonderful collection of historic doll’s houses, toys and childhood memorabilia. All profits from Tara’s Palace go to children’s charities.
Weddings at Powerscourt
Powerscourt House is a beautiful wedding venue, set in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. Enjoy the grandeur and luxury of the Palladian house for your special day. The striking double height Georgian ballroom is adorned with stately columns and offers a stunning space for your reception and evening party. Enjoy the spectacular views from the garden rooms of the Italian Gardens and Wicklow landscape. Find out more about weddings at Powerscourt Estate.