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Russborough House & Parklands

Russborough House & Parklands

Russborough Demesne, Blessington, W91W284

Contact: Frieda O'Connell, Eric Blatchford
[email protected]
[email protected]
+353 (0) 45 865239

  • Public Guided Tours
  • Private Group Tours
  • Coach Parking Onsite
  • Coach Drop Off Area
  • Coach Pick Up Area
  • Car Parking
  • Shop
  • Cafe
  • Incentive Venue
  • French
  • German
  • English

Russborough is a stunning Palladian Mansion situated overlooking the Blessington Lakes at the foot of the Wicklow mountains.

Situated 22 km from Dublin City off the N81 just 4.5 km from Blessington. Co. Wicklow. Russborough is home to one of the most impressive private art collections in Ireland including Gainsborough, Singer Sargent & van Ostade, all may be viewed by taking a guided tour of the house in either English, German or French.

The interactive Historic exhibition downstairs tells the story of the 3 Families who have inhabited Russborough from around 1751 until 2005; the Earls of Milltown, the Daly Family from Cork and Sir Alfred & Lady Beit. It was Sir Alfred who opened Russborough to the public in 1978 so that Visitors from around the world could experience the Art, Culture & Heritage of this amazing house & Demesne.

The 18th century walled garden has been refurbished and is now available for pre-booked groups.

For Family Fun in the Parklands there is a Maze, Fairy trail, playground & tree trail. From 2018 the 2km Audio walking trail will be available in English, French, German, Italian & Spanish. For any age group Russborough is a place to visit.