Enjoy a walking tour with a difference at Powerscourt Gardens. Let yourself be transported back in time by Michael Seery, a local history enthusiast and founder of the Enniskerry Local History blog. Michael will show you the hidden gems of Powerscourt Gardens and provide plenty of interesting anecdotes along the way! Discover the kitchen gardens at Powerscourt and learn about the food from that era.
Uncover the trees that Princess Grace and Jackie Onassis once planted. Learn about garden designer Daniel Robertson who is said to have suffered from gout and directed operations from a wheelbarrow, fortified by a bottle of sherry! The tour takes place on 24th of May at 11am in Powerscourt Gardens. It is included in the entrance price to the gardens and is free for annual members. No booking is required.
See www.powerscourt.ie/events for more information.
Venue: Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, County Wicklow.
Cost: Adults €8.50, seniors €7.50, includes entry to gardens. Free of charge for annual members. No booking required.
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. www.powerscourt.ie