Classical Gardens Walking Tour at Powerscourt, Wicklow

Classical Gardens Walking Tour at Powerscourt, Wicklow


Let yourself be transported back in time to discover the classical elements of Powerscourt Gardens with local Wicklow woman, Grainne Doyle. Grainne will show you the hidden classical gems of Powerscourt Gardens and provide plenty of interesting anecdotes along the way! This enjoyable morning for history and culture lovers takes place on 22nd of May at 11am.

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Uncover the history of the beautiful architecture of the house which dates back centuries. Discover the many statues of Powerscourt and learn more about the great classical statues of Apollo and Diana. Pose for a photo on the beautiful Perron overlooking the gardens and uncover its secret history. The Powerscourt coat of arms, the boathouse at Triton Lake, canons from battle, Italian sculptures, French fountains – what will you discover at Powerscourt?  Tickets to the event are limited and must be booked in advance. Visit to book your place.

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Powerscourt Estate

*COVID Update – April 2021* 

Further to the government announcements, the Powerscourt Estate team is pleased to inform you  that from Monday 12th April we will be able to welcome visitors from the rest of County Wicklow, and those living within 20km of Powerscourt Estate.

In line with the latest Government guidelines, we can welcome back visitors and annual members to enjoy the Gardens, Waterfall and Riverwalk (members only). The Garden Pavilion is also open for essential retail. The Golf Club will reopen to members from the 26th April.

During April the Gardens are open from 9.30 to 17.30 and the Waterfall from 10.30 to 17.30, with last admission 30 minutes before close.

The Avoca Food Hall is open 7 days a week (9.30 am – 5.30 pm). Avoca Outdoor Hatch is open for takeaway coffee, toasted sandwiches & treats 7 days a week (10.00 am – 4.00 pm). Avoca Pizza Van in the Courtyard is open Fridays, Saturday & Sundays from 12 noon – 3.30 pm.

The following facilities will remain closed for the duration of the latest restrictions.

Avoca Café Restaurant
Avoca Retail (Visit for details)
The Design Loft
Neptune by Global Village
Powerscourt Hotel
Powerscourt Distillery
Cool Planet Experience

To keep you and our staff safe we continue to facilitate social distancing, hand sanitizing and other safety measures.

Further updates will follow in the coming weeks as guidelines are adjusted.

Best wishes, ⁠⁠

Powerscourt Management⁠