Russborough House & Garden

Attractions in Blessington

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Russborough House & Garden


You are able to explore a cherished piece of history and popular tourist attraction here in Blessington, Co. Wicklow. Russborough House & Parklands is a mansion that was designed in 1741 and sits at the foot of the Wicklow mountains overlooking Blessington Lakes. With parklands of 200 acres outside the historic house, it is nestled within the Garden of Ireland. A visit to Russborough House & Parklands makes a great day out for the whole family, with plenty of outdoor activities to take part in. From beautiful walks to d iscovering our magical fairy trail and maze, exploring the parklands and 18th century walled garden is unforgettable. We offer a variety of hidden Irish gems for you to delve into. Boasting nearly 300 years of grandeur, visiting Russborough House and our exhibition centre should be top of your to-do list. Buy tickets and avail of an online discount by visiting our online booking page.


Russborough House and Parkland is a quintessential Irish tale of triumph and revival, hope and desire. The historic house and its majestically sprawling parkland offer a compelling narrative of success, decline, and a recent resurgence. A visit here is a day well spent, as there is an abundance of activities both inside and outside the house. The vintage movie cinema was a personal favourite of mine, transporting visitors back in time with captivating holiday cine reels, I could have literally sat there for hours watching those. The estate exudes a vibrant atmosphere, with a dedicated team of staff eager to guide you through its many offerings. Russborough House and Parkland effortlessly combine history, entertainment, and the beauty of the Irish countryside, making it a must-visit destination. With a fabulous on-site cafe, sporting an array of tasty dishes, cakes and teas and coffee, seriously, you’ll not want to leave!

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Contact Us

Blessington, Co. Wicklow , W91 W284

+353 45 865 239




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