Powerscourt House, Gardens and Waterfall are certified.
Powerscourt Gardens in County Wicklow was named no. 3 in the World’s Top 10 Gardens by the National Geographic, second only to the Palace of Versailles and Kew Gardens in London. A pioneering spirit has always existed for environmental and nature protection on Powerscourt Estate with the Estate originally purchased for the use of hydroelectric power at Powerscourt Waterfall – Irelands highest Waterfall.
“We want to deliver a “fairer and greener” attraction experience by reducing our overall environmental impact. Our long-term mission is for Powerscourt Estate to be Net Zero by 2025.
The appreciation of the wonder and beauty of nature is central to everything we do at Powerscourt. Our sustainability slogan (Working with Nature) encapsulates our ethos and driving force. We believe that providing our guests with an awe-inspiring outdoor space, creating nature-based media communications, initiatives & experiences and providing educational outreach through “Rewrite Climate” (formerly known as Cool Planet) which will help our visitors reconnect with nature and hopefully inspire them to want to protect the natural world. We aim to demonstrate this commitment to incorporate sustainability into everything we do – through addressing key areas within our business where we can have the most impact.”