Classical Gardens Walking Tour at Powerscourt, Wicklow
Let yourself be transported back in time to discover the classical elements of Powerscourt Gardens with local Wicklow woman, Grainne Doyle. Grainne will show you the hidden classical gems of Powerscourt Gardens and provide plenty of interesting anecdotes along the way! This enjoyable morning for history and culture lovers takes place on 22nd of May at 11am.
Uncover the history of the beautiful architecture of the house which dates back centuries. Discover the many statues of Powerscourt and learn more about the great classical statues of Apollo and Diana. Pose for a photo on the beautiful Perron overlooking the gardens and uncover its secret history. The Powerscourt coat of arms, the boathouse at Triton Lake, canons from battle, Italian sculptures, French fountains – what will you discover at Powerscourt?
Tickets to the event are limited and must be booked in advance. Visit www.powerscourt.com/events to book your place.
About Powerscourt Gardens: Set in the wild Wicklow countrywide in Ireland, overlooking the Sugarloaf Mountain, Powerscourt enjoys a breath-taking panorama. The Gardens stretch over 47 acres and offer visitors a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues and ornamental lakes, secret hollows and rambling walks.