Powerscourt estate and gardens

My ramble around the Powerscourt gardens.

Hiya, today the sun made a rare appearance and we jumped on the chance for an adventure, I am just obsessed with visiting gardens and pretty grounds so myself, baby Jack and his Mammy Chloe set off on an adventure around the Powerscourt gardens. 
 I took plenty of pics so have a little peep below and let me know which one was your fave. 

Children under 5 go free however some parts of the trail are not buggy friendly and a little steep so bear that in mind if you have little legs with you that might need a jockey back up the hill. 

Next time we go we will definitely take a picnic, there was gorgeous green areas to sit and have some lunch in the fabulous surroundings. 
There is an Avoca shop and cafe in the building were you can have tea in the cafe or buy lots of goodies in the shop. 
The dolls museum is also upstairs in the main building however we couldn't find a lift so I didn't find the main building buggy friendly.

You can also visit the waterfall further up the road, that will be next on my visit list as we were worn out from just doing the gardens themselves, you really could spend a weekend exploring this place its amazing. 

I treated myself to a new plant too from the garden center, this is a gorgeous garden shop with lots of shabby chic decor items and plenty of plants too, I picked up a peachy pink Lupin for the flower bed, I make sure to put up a pick on my Instagram once I have it planted. 

The gardens open from 9:30am until 5pm, although there was buses of tourists the gardens didn't feel over crowded at all and it was so peaceful and beautiful to just walk around and take in the scenery. 

Let me know your fave places to visit on your day off!

Thanks for reading, 

Catherine. 






Any excuse to wear my Vesper skirt, although I highly recommend runners and something comfy for the long walk. 




This was Jacks first official outing too, he was also 5 weeks old today and already I can see him being so much more alert, he loved the fresh air and the ramble in his pram.




















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