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Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow

Enniskerry (Áth na Scairbhe in Irish) is a picturesque village on the Glencullen River in County Wicklow 24 km (15 miles) south of Dublin. Enniskerry village was built to accompany the manor house of the nearby Powerscourt Estate and is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding countryside as well as the magnificent Powerscourt grounds.

Enniskerry features several shops as well as a host of picture-postcard cottages and a charming village triangle. The clock tower in the centre of the village is also a very attractive feature.

Lying in a beautiful glen of the Cookstown or Glencullen River, the wooded country around Enniskerry offers fine forest walks. The nearby Powerscourt Estate has lovely gardens and grounds and the Powerscourt waterfall - at 109 metres, the highest waterfall in Ireland - has picnic areas and hill walks.

Golfers are spoilt for choice with 2 championship courses in the Powerscourt Estate and many others of a high standard nearby. There is also horse riding and other outdoor pursuits available locally.

Gardens

Malahide Castle - Malahide County Dublin Ireland
The Talbot Botanic Gardens
Malahide, Co. Dublin
Milo Talbot, 7th Baron Malahide was the last in a very long line of Talbots who had almost continuous connection with Malahide since they were first granted the lands in 1185. Between 1948 and his death in 1973, Milo Talbot enhanced the grounds o ...
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Golf

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Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
Portmarnock, Co. Dublin
Course Type: Links
The Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links is set in splendid surroundings overlooking the magnificent beach known as Velvet Strand. The house was originally owned by the Jameson family, famous for their Irish whiskey. Their home has been tastefully co ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Avon Ri Blessington Resort
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
For centuries, the hill where Avon Rí is now located looked out over a valley created by the Liffey and King's River. Avon Rí has taken its name from the latter and now looks out of the Blessington Lakes – a reservoir created ...
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What's On

Celbridge - Village at Lyons Farmers Market - Co Kildare - Fridays
The Village at Lyons

Celbridge, Co Kildare

Friday 10am-3pm

Delicious organic meats, vegetables, dairy products and lots more
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Tourist Attractions

Imaginosity - Dublins Children Museum - Sandyford Dublin 18 Ireland
Imaginosity - Dublins Children Museum
Dublin 18, Dublin City
Children learn best when they're having fun and with this ethos in mind Imaginosity champions the 'hands-on, minds-on' philosophy that encourages all visitors to get involved and have fun while learning and create positive and lasting memories. ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Roundwood Inn
Roundwood, Co. Wicklow
Jurgen and Aine Schwalm’s 17th century inn in the highest village in the Wicklow Hills has a style that is all its own, and a dedicated band of followers who love everything about it: the public bar with its own snug and open fire, the stur ...
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