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Powerscourt Waterfall

Enniskerry, Ireland
01 204 6000
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Ranked #6 of 9 Attractions in Enniskerry
Type: Waterfalls
Traveler Description: Powerscourt Waterfall is Ireland's highest and is located in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. Visitors have been flocking to Powerscourt... more »
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
43 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Quite spectacular, but wasn't impressed with a charge of 5€ per person to park . Cold day so nothing else to do but photograph the waterfall. Unfortunately not long since we went to Yosemite now there's waterfalls.

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New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Very Good waterfall and very photogenic. Nice area for a picnic. But the 5 euro entry fee is exorbitant. The owners of the land are using a natural phenomenon that should belong to all the Irish people as a money grab.

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Easy to find and really pretty area to walk around and enjoy the beauty of the waterfall. Lots of space to park the car and the amenities are good. Pack a picnic and enjoy.

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Long Valley, NJ
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17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This location is within an hour's drive of Dublin (sans traffic) and is a worthwhile escape. Despite the steep entrance fee, it was nice to see the waterfalls and walk the trails. The falls themselves were quite a sight especially on a perfect sunny day. We were all hoping around the rocks at the base of the falls which our... More

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Dublin, Ireland
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was not very optimistic about going there at the beginning I thought: yeah, it will be so big like a everything else in Ireland… But I decided to give it a try and…. It was worth it. Waterfall is really big, it’s impressive how the nature can create things like that! In my opinion definitely worth to go. Few... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have brought people here many times. Its just a gorgeous waterfall and there are great walks around it.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It had rained heavily the night before- so the torrent was huge. As loud as had been warned- and yes a waterproof jacket was needed. The fall is quite spectacular- especially as the very top part is mainly out of sight. Was tempted to climb to the top but various signs warned us not to.

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It is not too far from the hotel and definitely worth a visit. If possible go prepared and bring a picnic so you can sit and relax below the falls whilst you have lunch. The smell of the bbq's against the sound of the waterfall just gives you that fantastic summer feeling.

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Tullamore, Ireland
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very nice would of loving to see it with a big rain fall really beautiful well worth a visit. On my day the water was low pity. But a lovely place for a picnic.

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Gorey, Ireland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a wonderful waterfall...well worth a visit for the fall alone, although a little on the expensive side. A great place for children to play and a good few walks (watch out for insects and bites!). You can drive right up to the Fall itself if you're not good with walking. A nice coffee shop offers ice-creams and subway... More

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