Russborough House and Parklands

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Location: Russborough, Blessington, Wicklow

Visit Russborough House and marvel at its magnificent Palladian architecture. Head off on a guided tour and view the impressive private art collection with works from Gainsborough, Singer Sargent and van Ostade. Stop by the interactive exhibition and discover the story of the three families who have inhabited Russborough since 1751. Admire the splendid rooms and view the ornate plasterwork on the ceilings, designed by the famous Lafranchini brothers.

Groups can book in advance to see the stunning 18th century walled garden, which is currently being restored. Explore the pretty parklands, check out the wildlife trail or the woodland and rhododendron trail.

Bring the kids to find fairy houses on the magical fairy trail, enjoy family fun in the playground or take on the challenge of the maze and after, tuck into a hearty meal in the on-site restaurant.