Powerscourt Waterfall, Enniskerry

Waterfall · Nature / Park
Create an itinerary including Powerscourt Waterfall
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. Take a look at our Enniskerry travel planner to schedule your visit to Powerscourt Waterfall and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Improve this listing »
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Powerscourt Waterfall reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
1,174 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful place to come with a family. You can have a picnic or bbq by the waterfall. Good weather definitely makes in so much nicer. We were lucky to get a lovely weather 
    Beautiful place to come with a family. You can have a picnic or bbq by the waterfall. Good weather definitely makes in so much nicer. We were lucky to get a lovely weather  more »
  • This is a nice little park. There isn't much to see aside from the waterfall, but it was worth going. There is a playground for little kids and a snack shop. 
    This is a nice little park. There isn't much to see aside from the waterfall, but it was worth going. There is a playground for little kids and a snack shop.  more »
  • If you are visiting the Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, this is definitely worth the extra ride and fee. The Waterfall is lovely and the setting so pretty. Lots of folks set up picnics and there is....  more
    If you are visiting the Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, this is definitely worth the extra ride and fee. The Waterfall is lovely and the setting so pretty. Lots of folks set up picnics and there is....  more »
Google
  • One of my favourite places since I was a child. One of the most beautiful places in Ireland for a picnic. Lovely little areas below the Waterfall and along the river for kids to paddle in the cool river. Nice playground. Short walks within the grounds. Coffee and food available at reasonable prices and plenty of parking. If you have never been or are are on the tourist trail this is a MUST SEE. Ireland at its best.
  • My photo won’t do this place any justice. You have to go in person to experience it in all its glory. Lovely playground kids thoroughly enjoyed. Small coffee/tuck shop too but we didn’t buy anything. Clean toilets and well maintained (for a park). Stunning location for an afternoon picnic lots of people barbecuing.
  • Don't have high expectations if you read online that it's the highest waterfall in Ireland (you won't feel it's highest when you go). It's definitely very beautiful place to spend some BBQ time with friends and family. Unless you don't get hell lot of bees. Don't go in rainy season, it's full of small bees all around. Apart from that it's beautiful, worth going there for a drive. 👍🏼
  • Beautiful place. You could spend all day there. Nice trails for hikers. Car park is big enough. There is cafe/restaurant too so you can grab a snack , coffee or something warm to eat. BBQ area . Entrance is €6 for adults . Waterfall is stunning. This is one of “must see places” in Ireland 🇮🇪
  • Great place to visit with the family. They is a mall shop to buy food, tables for picnic, toilets, parking and playground. The waterfall is amazing. Lovely place. You need to pay for individual or family tickets. Around 16 euro per car and family.

Plan your trip to Enniskerry

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.