Guided walking tour of Powerscourt Gardens with Sara Waldburg

Guided walking tour of Powerscourt Gardens with Sara Waldburg

With thanks to Kerry Gordon for this review!

“As a long time visitor to Powerscourt Gardens it was interesting to take a guided tour with Sara Waldburg, an expert on all things houses, castles and gardens in Ireland!

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A charming host she met our amiable and chatty group with a surprise up her sleeve that – Alex Slazenger, one of the younger generation of the Slazenger family that owns Powerscourt Estate  – was to join us.  Alex turned out to be great fun and one of the gardening team so his insight, especially about the herbaceous border, was very interesting.

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As you can see from my photo blog we wound our way around the Estate looking at the breathtaking array of statues, gates and fountains carefully picked by the Wingfield Family.

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The Powerscourt blog is full of wonderful historical information and you can read the fascinating story of how this wondrous garden is now here for us to enjoy.

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Information on the statues can be found here: https://powerscourt.com/gardens/statuary

Read more about the Gates of Powerscourt: https://powerscourt.com/gardens/gates

Read about the Italian Gardens, the Terraces and Triton Lake:  https://powerscourt.com/gardens/italian-gardens

Read more about the Pet Cemetery: https://powerscourt.com/gardens/pets-cemetery

Read about Powerscourt House: https://powerscourt.com/house/history

Until next time!

Kerry Gordon

About Sara Waldburg: Sara is the Manager of Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland http://hcgi.ie/and is a County Wicklow resident and a good friend of Powerscourt.

About Kerry Gordon: Kerry lives by the sea in Co. Wicklow with her daughter Molly and Greyhound Lola. She is a long term blogger for Powerscourt Estate and Gardens and enjoys nothing more than visiting Powerscourt Waterfall and then going to the Gardens followed by a tasty scone and pot of tea.

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