Enniskerry is a village in County Wicklow
.The town is situated on the Glencullen River in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains to the east of the island, just 5 minutes south of the Dublin
border and some 24 km (15 mi) south of Dublin city centre. The R117 road, colloquially known as "The Twenty-One Bends" connects the town to the main N11 road to Dublin. The 185 Dublin Bus route connects the village hourly to Bray
, the nearest large town.
Powerscourt Estate, comprising a large house and gardens today occupying 47 acres (190,000 m sq), is located near the town and is a popular visitor attraction. The extensive formal gardens form the grounds of an 18th century Palladian house, designed by Richard Cassels.Powerscourt Waterfall
in the grounds of the estate, at 121 metres, is the highest waterfall in Ireland.