Powerscourt Waterfall, Enniskerry

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Powerscourt Waterfall, Ireland's tallest waterfall, has attracted visitors to the bottom of the Wicklow Mountains for more than 200 years. See the stunning waters, which fall 121 m (398 ft). Explore the park's pathways, or enjoy a picnic and the nearby playground. Admire the beech, oak, larch, pine, and giant redwood trees, which were introduced to the region in the 18th century. Watch for wildlife, including native birds and the Sika Deer. The Powersourt Estate, a 13th-century home located 5 km (3 mi) from the site, owns the waterfall and its valley. The home is also open to the public. Put Powerscourt Waterfall into our Enniskerry travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • On our trip from Dublin to Avoca, Powerscourt Waterfall was an enjoyable rest stop. There was no charge at the location we visited. There were public toilets and lots of parking. The falls are beautif...  read more »
  • Really lovely spot - great place to visit - good place for kids, families and single travellers - lovely part of the world 
  • The waterfall is breathtaking. Very beautiful and impressive. We were here on a Sunday but it was not overly clouded. We did think the €6 entrance fee per person was a bitvoverpriced. 
  • Pack the BBQ into the car and try to get there by 10am or so to get a really good spot. A great way to spend the day / afternoon if the weather is good. Really enjoyed visiting Powerscourt waterfall and spending the afternoon cooking / eating and relaxing. It gets very busy sometimes!
  • Absolutely beautiful waterfall! The paths close to the waterfall are very good, so you can have a nice walk, always with the relaxing sound of the waterfall I the background. Bring a picnic and enjoy the nice surroundings! If you go there on a rainy day, be very careful not to go too close to the waterfall. I was only a few meters from a huge branch falling down with the water and smashing at the rocks near by where I was taking photos. So be careful..
  • Great place for leisure especially when the weather is great outside. Sometimes can be a busy place with loads of tourists and locals from Dublin. It is a good place where you can bring your kids to play and also have a small barbecue. If you have time is great to visit Powescourt Castle and Gardens, it is really beautiful.
  • Beautiful place. A waterfall and plenty of space to relax. There is playground for kids and a kiosk where you can by some snacks, hot food, ice creams. They have some healthy options too. Cash only.
  • Beautiful waterfall. Not much else to do or see in the area. Just go and take pictures in rocks near waterfall. Honestly I think it should be free. Admission is not included to ticket to powercourt gardens which I think it should be. Can spend the day there and picnic to make it more worth the admission fee.
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