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 located on the first floor of Powerscourt House is a must see! Global Village offers a range of inspirational furniture, soft furnishings and accessories for your home. 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.
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.
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.
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
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.