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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

Mount Usher Gardens
Mount Usher Gardens
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Mount Usher is particularly blessed in a number of ways. Originally created by the Walpole family, the garden owes its character to one of those happy confluences of history: The garden took shape over a period when the enthusiasm for new plant i ...
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Golf

18th Green & Clubhouse
Royal Dublin Golf Club, The
Dublin 3, Dublin City
Course Type: Links
A treasured location Bull Island, home to The Royal Dublin Golf Club, is a protected wildlife habitat with a fabulous range of flora and fauna. Despite this, it is only three miles (5km) from Dublin city centre ...
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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

Mespil Road Gourmet Food Market - Dublin 4 - Thursdays
Mespil Road Gourmet Food Market - Thursdays 11am-3pm

Mespil Road (opposite Mespil Hotel) Dublin 4 Ireland

Contact: Des Vallely - 01 284 1197 www.irishvillagemarkets.c ...
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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
Druids Glen Resort
Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
In a stunning location between the sea and the mountains, and adjacent to Druids Glen Golf Club, this luxurious hotel just south of Dublin makes a fine venue for the larger wedding - and, for guests who can take a few days break, it has outstandi ...
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