Bird-watching for Beginners at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion

Bird-watching for Beginners at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion

Meet Niall Hatch from Bird Watch Ireland for a free talk on bird-watching at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion in County Wicklow on 20th of September at 10:30am. Over 450 different bird species have been recorded in Ireland, an impressive total for a European island and making it a very exciting and interesting country for bird-watching. Learn about where and when to watch birds, how to buy and use binoculars, how to choose identification books and how to attract birds into your garden.

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Niall will also give you some useful tips on how to find bird-watching events and activities! The talk is mainly aimed at complete beginners with no prior knowledge, but will certainly also be of benefit to anyone looking to improve their bird-watching skills or who wants to become more involved with local bird-watching groups and wildlife conservation. The event is free of charge and no booking is required.

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About Bird Watch Ireland: Bird Watch Ireland is the largest independent conservation organisation in Ireland. Established in 1968, they currently have over 14,000 members and supporters and a local network of over 20 branches nationwide. 

Here is another event this weekend that you mught like to come along to! 

http://blog.powerscourt.ie/blog/perfect-your-pet-train-the-canine-in-your-life-at-powerscourt 

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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 avoca.com 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