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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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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

When staying at the Powerscourt hotel, one should NOT be expected to pay to see a waterfall, and pay yet again for access to the Powerscourt estate. Money grabbing enterprise!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Nature with the sound of the water, very relaxing views. Big enough park, so you don't feel if it is too crowded. Clean facilities and cheap entrance price.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A great day out! We brought our own picnic to eat but there is a cafe on site where they sell hotdogs, coffee etc... a beautiful location and the children had fun in the playground. After we walked through the woodlands! Ample parking also, would highly recommend it

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I had never seen a waterfall before and this took my breath away. On a sunny day, with friends, this was the perfect destination to sun and chill. The waterfall is beautifully clean and when the sun shines through it a beautiful spectrum of colors appear. i would definitely recommend going to see this, it is a natural wonder.

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Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Paying to see a natural resource is madness what gives them the right to charge for this! My advice save your money and go visit any other waterfall in Ireland for free!

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A nice waterfall with lovely gardens. Kids can enjoy playing here. Downside.....parking too expensive. Per person is 5.50 euros. Which is way too high.

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Castlebellingham, Louth, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a beautiful place set in a gorgeous U-shaped valley with the waterfall cascading down the cliff face. A wonderful place to spend time drinking in the scenery.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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44 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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