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Russborough House and Parklands
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Dog friendly
Family friendly
Paid car parking
Rainy days
Discover Russborough House and Parklands in County Wicklow. Take a guided tour of the stunning Palladian mansion and make time for a relaxing stroll around the glorious grounds.

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.

Why we like it
  • Admire the architecture of this magnificent Palladian mansion.
  • View an incredible private art collection.
  • Bring the kids on the enchanting fairy trail.
  • Challenge your family to a race around the maze.
Tips from locals

Try the ropes course, go kayaking and take on the zipline at CP Adventure, a forest adventure park on the grounds of Russborough House and Parklands.

Tips from locals

Visit the National Birds of Prey centre on the grounds of Russborough House and Parklands. See over forty different birds of prey and meet some of the hand reared owls.

Contact details
Russborough, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, W91 W284, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 to 3 hours here.

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