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Bray County Wicklow

Bray

The town of Bray is located in County Wicklow, on Ireland's east coast. The town is 19km south of County Dublin. It is both a thriving urban centre and a seaside resort. Bray currently has a population of 31,872. Whether you're looking for a long break or a day trip, Bray is the perfect getaway.

Enjoying an Ice-cream on the Bray Boardwalk Cronin's Sheebeen, County Mayo Grace O'Malley statue, Westport, County Mayo Westport Sunset, County Mayo

The Ideal Short Break Location

Bray's close proximity to the Wicklow Mountain, Bray Head and Dublin City makes it an ideal location for a bus tour of Irelandfor both tourists and day-trippers alike. People from Dublin who want a break from the hustle and bustle of life in Ireland's capital often travel to Bray to relax for the day. During the warmer summer months the number of people travelling from Dublin increases and Bray's mile long beach becomes a hub of activity. The beach itself is known to be very safe and is set at the foot of beautiful cliff scenery. Bray can be reached from Dublin by DART, Train, Bus or the N11 road.

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Our Top 10 Attractions in Bray:

Festina Lente, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

#1

Festina Lente

Festina Lente hosts an Equestrian Centre and Ireland's largest Victorian Walled Garden. A cafe and gift shop can be found on the grounds. The staff at Festina Lente also conduct Gardening Workshops & Training.

Sea Life, Bray, County Wicklow

#2

Sea Life Bray

Sea Life Bray offer lovers of the deep sea a chance to see all their favorite creatures from the comfort of dry land. From the deadly Piranhas and Black Tip Reef Sharks to the fascinating Octopus and Clownfish Sea Life ensures that everyone will find a deep sea dweller they love.

Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, County Wicklow

#3

Mermaid Arts Centre

Mermaid Arts Centre, just off Bray's Main Street, hosts a catalogue of programmes including art house cinema, theatre, music, a visual art gallery and a cafe.

Bray Adventures, Bray, County Wicklow

#4

Bray Adventures

Based on the Bray Seafront and offering a seemingly endless list of activities Bray Adventures is the perfect way to get yourself back to nature. Whether you'd prefer to spend the day on a gentle hill walk or experience Bray's more extreme side by undertaking some kayaking or stand up paddle boarding you'll find something at Bray Adventure to satisfy your needs. All activiites are two hour sessions and all equipment supplied. All you need are towel, togs & old shoes.

Killruddery, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

#5

Killruddy House & Gardens

Killruddy House & Gardens is one of Ireland's hidden gem. A truly great way to escape is to spend a day wandering around Killruddy's planting and wooded areas. The gardens are spotted with stunning water features as well as fantastic tea rooms and outdoor "rooms". Located just outside Bray on a property owned by the Brabazon Family since 1618. Open on weekends in April and October and every day from May to September.

The Harbour Bar, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

#6

The Harbour Bar

Established in 1872 and a favorite with many a famous visitor to the area including Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier . Voted "The Best Bar in the World" by Lonely Planet in 2010 The Harbour Bar is Bray's go to bar for anyone looking to enjoy a great pint and some live music. The pub is broken into different sections, each one catering for a different need. The Snug is the ideal location for a quiet, relaxing drink. The Bar hosts live music every Wednesday to Saturday and The Upstairs is where more intimate gigs take place.

Killegar Stables, Bray, County Wicklow

#7

Killegar Stables

Killegar Stables offer a pony camp, guided treks and riding lessons for all ages. Killegar is also home to an award winning riding club

Platform Pizza Bar, Bray, County Wicklow

#8

Platform Pizza

Platform Pizza Bar boasts amazingly fresh, oven baked pizza. Their highly skilled chefs use only the finest produce and ingredients that Bray has to offer. They also serve beautiful cocktails & craft beers. Located on Strand Road. Open seven days a week.

Old Conna, Bray, County Wicklow

#9

Old Conna Golf Club

A stunning 18 hole golf course with some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery as its backdrop. Members and visitors are equally welcome. Green fees dependent on season.

Box Burger, Bray, County Wicklow

#10

Box Burger

Box Burger is the hottest new addition to Bray's buzzing seafront. Serving up fresh juicy burgers, hearty salads, tacos, nachos and wings alongside classic cocktails, milkshakes, hardshakes and craft beer, Box Burger delivers a great atmosphere and delicious food every time!

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