Walking Tour in

Explore the timeless beauty of Wicklow, Ireland, on a captivating 1-hour walking tour through Russborough House & Park. Step into the grand neoclassical mansion, where opulence and elegance blend with centuries of history. Marvel at the exquisite interiors, whispering stories of art and culture. Then, wander through the manicured gardens and serene lakeside vistas, finding tranquility in the walled garden and delight in the miniature railway. Wicklow’s allure is eternal, and the beauty of Russborough House and its surroundings will remain etched in your heart forever. A true Irish treasure awaits you.

General information

Price / 29 USD

You can pay online





Starting time

10:00 / 16:00 hrs


1 hour

Included / excluded

Local tour guide

1-hour guided walking tour


All day Parking €4 (not included)


Full description

Explore the timeless beauty of Wicklow, Ireland, as we embark on a captivating 1-hour walking tour through the enchanting grounds of Russborough House & Park. Nestled amidst the emerald landscapes and rolling hills of the Garden of Ireland, this stately mansion and its surrounding gardens hold centuries of history and intrigue waiting to be discovered.

Our journey begins at the grand entrance of Russborough House, an architectural marvel that stands as a testament to the opulence and elegance of times gone by. Built in the 18th century, this neoclassical gem boasts a fascinating past, having been home to prominent figures and hosting some of Ireland’s most illustrious guests.

As we step into the meticulously restored interiors, we’ll be transported back in time, walking in the footsteps of generations past. Immerse yourself in the lavish lifestyle of the wealthy Beits, the family who once resided here, and marvel at the exquisite craftsmanship and intricate details adorning each room. The opulent halls whisper stories of art, culture, and romance, leaving you captivated by the allure of a bygone era.

But the true beauty of Russborough House lies not only within its walls but in the splendor of its surrounding parklands. As we meander along the well-trodden pathways, let the majesty of the carefully manicured gardens and serene lakeside vistas envelop your senses. Every step offers a new perspective, and every turn presents an opportunity for a picturesque snapshot.


Listen to the gentle rustling of leaves as we traverse the arboretum, home to a diverse collection of trees and plants from around the world. The air carries the scent of blooming flowers, adding to the enchantment of this botanical wonderland.

Our journey takes us further into the heart of the park, where the shimmering waters of the Blessington Lakes reflect the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Here, we find a haven for wildlife, and if we’re lucky, we might catch a glimpse of the many bird species that call this place home.

As we stroll towards the enchanting walled garden, witness the passion that went into the cultivation of this horticultural masterpiece. Bursting with colors and textures, the walled garden is a sanctuary of tranquility, evoking a sense of peace and serenity.

Our final stop takes us to the miniature railway, a delightful feature that will awaken the child within. Hear the cheerful chugging of the train as it weaves through the woods, offering a unique and fun-filled perspective of the estate.


Meeting point

Meet your guide at Wicklow Street .

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.