Welcome to Russborough.
NOTE: The House, Shop & Café are closed from December 24th to January 31st.
Filled with hidden treasures from the Renaissance to the 20th century, Russborough is famous as Ireland’s most beautiful Georgian house. Admire the wonderful, richly decorated interiors. Enjoy the world class private collection of art, fine and decorative arts. Discover exquisite furniture, silver and porcelain. Browse the glamorous, colourful lifestyles of its residents down the centuries. Make the most of your visit with a guided tour - access our Smartify audio guides here. Stay in touch with all the latest news, events and offers by signing up for our newsletter and checking our What's On page.
Meanwhile there's a 200 acre park to roam around too, which takes full advantage of spectacular views to the Blessington lakes and the Wicklow Mountains beyond. Follow tree-lined pathways to discover the original Walled Garden, the ice-house, the lime kiln and the serpentine lakes. Explore our unique 19th century circular Hippodrome, where horses were once exercised. Wander trails and walks in every direction. View a map here.
And, of course, leave time for Russborough's gorgeous new café with a courtyard, and its delicious seasonal menus. Explore our two-level gallery shop, a veritable trove of interesting gifts or browse our online store here. And our Russpresso Bar coffee truck is open weekends to grab a take away brew and a pastry.
Find diversions for all the family with a 2km maze, a children's playground and outdoor adventure zone, as well the National Bird of Prey Centre, Artisan Craft Courtyard and much more.
We hope everyone can enjoy a visit to Russborough. You'll find details about Accessibility, including wheelchair user car parking, and assistance and support for persons with disability here. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate prams and buggies on the house tour due to the delicate nature of the house and furnishings. We are happy to store these during your tour. Any queries relating to accessibility not addressed, please contact us by email or phone.
Russborough is dog friendly, however our four-legged friends must be kept on leads at all times, please.
NOTE: Personal photography is allowed in the grounds for non-commercial private use only. All commercial photography and organised photo and video shooting must be requested in advance and the fee paid accordingly. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange. Drone footage is NOT permitted anywhere on the grounds.