Accessibility

An accessible destination for everyone

Powerscourt is a highly accessible destination for our visitors.

Powerscourt Estate prides itself on the welcome we offer to all our visitors. There is good access to the gardens, shops and terrace café and wheelchairs are available to borrow while you enjoy your visit with us. We recommend that these are booked in advance through our reception team to avoid any disappointment. Wheelchair users and families with buggies will find our attractions easy to access, and our facilities suitably equipped. Those with limited mobility will appreciate the number of benches and picnic tables located in both Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall.  For any queries regarding accessibility, please get in contact with us. We look forward to welcoming you to Powerscourt.

Accessibility at Powercourt House

  • Parking: Disabled Parking is available in our car-park.
  • Drop-off Point: Disabled visitors are welcome to stop at the drop off point at the front of Powerscourt House.
  • Carer & Assistants: Carers travelling with people with disabilities are entitled to free entrance to the Gardens.
  • Disabled Route: There is a disabled route through Powerscourt Gardens. Our reception team will be delighted to help you with any queries.
  • Café: There is disabled access to the Terrace Café and Terrace area.
  • Toilets: There are disabled toilets available in Powerscourt House.
  • Lift: There is a lift to the ballroom on first floor of Powerscourt House.
  • Wheelchairs: There are wheelchairs at our house reception which visitors to the gardens are welcome to use. Please book in advance by phoning +353 (0)1 204 6000 to avoid any disappointment. A €20 refundable deposit is required.
  • Dogs: Unfortunately dogs are not permitted in Powerscourt House, with the exception of Guide Dogs.

Accessibility at Powerscourt Waterfall

  • Parking: There is ample parking at the waterfall, close to the refreshment area and toilet facilities.
  • Toilets: There are disabled toilets available at the waterfall.
  • Access: The areas surrounding the waterfall are largely accessible for wheelchairs. Please call us on +353 (0)1 204 6000.
  • if you have specific queries or ask our staff at the waterfall when you arrive.

Powerscourt Estate

*Level 5 Restrictions Update – January 2021* 

Further to the government COVID-19 Level 5 restrictions announcement, the Gardens, Waterfall  and Riverwalk will remain open to visitors and annual members who live within 5 km of the Estate.

The Gardens close at 16.30 in January & at 17.00 in February, last admission is 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 – 3.30pm.

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

Please keep up to date on any changes through the news section of our website and social media channels.

We look forward to welcoming you all back to the Estate once the level 5 restrictions are lifted.

Best wishes, ⁠⁠

Powerscourt Management⁠