My father, Dr. Michael Slazenger

My father, Dr. Michael Slazenger was a medical doctor. In 1990 he took a year-long break from his career to consider what to do.

It was his vision to transform Powerscourt into a sustainable business to ensure its long term survival.

In 1996 the house was re-built as you see it now

Centuries in the Making…

Today the public continue to enjoy the gardens which first began to take shape over two and a half centuries ago. The charming walled garden, the striking terraces, fine statuary and varied trees are linked by carefully designed walks and set in the magnificent surroundings of the Wicklow Mountains.

Extended till the 31st of October Due to positive response

Nature Poetry Initiative – Children, Teenage & Adult Categories

Be a part of our Poetry in Bloom initiative in association with Fighting Words, supported by renowned Hollywood actor Patrick Bergin and you could win a variety of amazing prices. Submit your entries by 31st of October (Extended due to positive response).

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