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Things to do in Powerscourt Estate


Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is nestled among over 1,000 acres of ancient woodland, with spectacular views of the Wicklow Mountains, and just 30 minutes away from Dublin. The hotel is located in Powerscourt Estate, which comprises some of the best things to do in Wicklow.

Powerscourt Golf is a wonderful 36-hole championship-standard golf complex, which includes two championship courses. Other top things to do in Wicklow include a visit to the tallest waterfall in Ireland, the Powerscourt Waterfall.

Powerscourt House & Gardens is undoubtedly one of the top attractions in Wicklow, where visitors can admire the Italian and Japanese gardens. Recently opened, the Powerscourt Distillery is also one of the best things to do in Wicklow, offering a full tour of the distillery, explaining how the special Fercullen blends are processed, and finishing with a whiskey tasting.

For families staying in the hotel, the Estate offers some of the most fun things to do in Wicklow, with complimentary bicycles and the Cool Planet Experience. This is an interactive centre where families can understand their impact in the planet and learn how small changes can make a huge difference in saving it.

Nature lovers will feel at home in Powerscourt Estate as there are several opportunities to appreciate its natural beauty: horse riding, hiking or completing the river walk. These have been named some of the best things to do in Wicklow.

There are plenty more of activities that can be done at Powerscourt Estate. Challenges like shooting and archery or fishing are amongst many of other fun things to do in Wicklow.

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Powerscourt House & Gardens is undoubtedly one of the top attractions in Wicklow. You visit the tallest waterfall in Ireland, admire the Italian and Japanese gardens, visit the Powerscourt Distillery, appreciate the natural beauty of the area by horse riding, hiking or taking the river walk.
You'll need approx 3-4 hours if you include a visit to the waterfall and provided you have a car but you could easily make a day of it by having a picnic and taking in some of the other local sights and activities.