Powerscourt Waterfall, Enniskerry

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.
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  • Nice to see if your in the area. 6 euro per person is unreasonable. €5 per car would be more realistic. There is a short wall around. When up to Glendalough where you get in for free and have better.....  more »
  • Very picturesque...€6 to drive in and see it but its well maintained. A lot if you are a family going in though. Nice walks around also.  more »
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  • Nature is always worthy of a visit. Pretty area, plenty of green and walk paths to explore the surroundings. The waterfall is amazing, be careful on the rocks as really slippery (I fell myself). A negative point is people, I couldn't enjoy properly the waterfall and surrounding areas as many people doing BBQ etc, not all were polite and respectful. I will probably go back during weekdays as less people around.
  • While the entry price (6 Euros per person I believe) is pretty steep to go see a waterfall, it is a very beautiful natural landmark. The waterfall is quite tall and the surroundings all around it are very beautiful. I really enjoyed just sitting down near the river and enjoying the sound of the waterfall and the beauty of the nature around us. It was also very interesting as this was our first encounter with the brown water that runs in many of Ireland's rivers that make them quite unique. I think the waterfall is probably worth a visit but it would be nice if it was free to see or maybe if they just charged a few Euros per car to park.
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