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Families at Powerscourt

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Powerscourt Family Picnic Escape

Bring the whole family together at Powerscourt Hotel. Whether you enjoy long walks, discovering lakes and exciting sites, or prefer to keep the family active and entertained in the great outdoors, Powerscourt has plenty of activities to offer.

Powerscourt Estate is located in Co. Wicklow, just a 30 minute drive from Dublin, and has over 1,000 acres of greenery and woodland, ideal to escape the ordinary and relax with the family.

Spacious Luxury & Interconnecting Rooms

Our spacious Family Rooms are the perfect solution for a family break at Powerscourt Hotel. With a choice of Double, Twin, Triple Rooms or Family Suites you and your family can enjoy comfortable bedding and the luxury of ample space for everyone during your stay. Our interconnecting rooms are comprised of a Suite and a Deluxe Room and provide you with plentiful space to enjoy your family break away. The maximum capacity that can be accommodated in our interconnecting room is two adults and up to five children.

Family Entertainment

At Powerscourt Hotel we want to make your family stay as memorable as possible, and have included plenty of services, amenities and special touches to keep your little ones entertained. These include:

  • Colouring Books

We welcome every family with custom designed colouring books and crayons at check-in.

  • Swimming Pool

Located on level 1, the 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit pool is available for children at dedicated times: 9.00am - 12.00am and from 3.00pm- 6.00pm daily. Please note children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult, and maximum capacities apply. Please note pre-booking is required during Family Swimming times.

  • Children’s Playground

Our outdoor areas are ideal for a family outing, with a playground on site, including a swing, a slide, a children’s climbing pyramid, and picnic tables. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent at all times, and maximum capacities apply.

  • Giant Chess

The Giant Chess on the hotel’s lawn is a great way of keeping the whole family active and amused whilst enjoying the great views of the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent at all times, and maximum capacities apply.

  • Complimentary Bicycles

At Powerscourt Hotel we offer guests complimentary use of hotel bicycles along with a map of the Estate so you can discover all The Estate has offer on two wheels. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent, and the bicycle usage is subject to availability.

  • Falconry

Guests of Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa can enjoy a pre-booked falconry experience within the grounds of the hotel during their stay. Offering you a unique and memorable experience in the noble and ancient art of falconry, with a selection of birds of prey, all of which are captive bred, both in Ireland and abroad.

  • Local Attractions

During your stay at Powerscourt Hotel you will also have the opportunity to explore the local area and attractions that will delight the whole family. 

Powerscourt House & Gardens – visit the Italian and Japanese gardens, just a five minute walk from the hotel.

River Walk – discover this beautiful trail on foot or by bicycle.

Powerscourt Waterfall – the tallest in Ireland, only a ten minute drive from the hotel. 

Glendalough –a scenic outing featuring lakes and a Monastic City.

Wicklow Gaol –a former prison with a lot of historic significance.

The Sugar Loaf Mountain – a great family hike with splendid views from the top.

Sea Life Bray –with hundreds of species, and interactive zones for the little ones.

Glenroe Pet Farm –including a variety of animals and a petting zoo.

Clara Lara Fun Park –a fun packed park with aqua shuttle, go-karts, rowing boats and much more.

Mid-Term Breaks at Powerscourt Hotel

This autumn mid-term, experience the comfort and luxury of a family getaway to Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa. Witness the the rust and red hues of the autumn foliage and embrace the crisp weather, perfect for family adventures through Powerscourt Estate before unwinding into to warming comfort of one of our luxurious guest rooms.

Kilruddery House

Close by to Powerscourt Hotel is Killruddery House, who arehosting a Children's Halloween Workshop on 29th and 30th October, wherechildren can spend time making Halloween arts & crafts. Tickets can bebooked here. Killruddery House also have a Pumpkin Patch, where you canpurchase your very own pumpkin to take home and carve for Halloween. Availablefrom 20th October.


Clissman Horse Caravan

A quick 30 minute drive from Powerscourt Hotel, ClissmanHorse Caravans offers an interactive Pumpkin Patch experience. The family isable to choose a friendly assistant to help with their pumpkin picking. Leadyour very own donkey down the spooky trail, or collect your wheelbarrow tocarry all of your findings. You'll be lead through the Ghoulish Graveyard,Fairy Forest and Witches Wagon. Tickets can be purchased here.