Bray, Co. Wicklow

Bray, Co Wicklow

Bray is a popular seaside resort situated 21km (13m) from Dublin City Centre. Bray is an ideal place to visit or stay because of its proximity to both Dublin and the sites in Wicklow.

Main St, Bray, Co Wicklow

A quick car journey down the N11 from the City Centre brings you here within 25 minutes. The town is essentially the creation of the 19th century railway entrepreneur William Dargan.

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Rail to Bray

Bray, Co. Wicklow is served by Bray Train Station.

Bus to Bray

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Bray:
    • 145: Heuston Rail Station - Kilmacanogue
    • 184: Bray Rail Station - Newtownmountkennedy
    • 185: Bray Rail Station - Shop River
    • 45A: Dún Laoghaire (Rail Station) - Ballywaltrim
    • 84: Sea Road - Frascati Road
    • 84A: Rail Station - Merrion Road
    • 84X: Trinity College - Newcastle / Kilcoole
  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Bray:
    • 84N
  • Bus routes operated by Bus Eireann:
    • 133: Dublin Airport - Dublin - Ashford - Wicklow
    • 5: Dublin - Tullow/Gorey - Enniscorthy - New Ross - Waterford
  • Aircoach operate bus services to Dublin Airport via Bray:
    • Bray/Greystones Aircoach

Things to See and Do in Bray

Bray Golf Club Bray Golf Club

Greystones Road, Bray, Co Wicklow
Bray Golf Club is a magnificent USGA-standard parkland course, set in nearly 200 acres, combining stunning scenery with a classic layout. The course has been in play for a little over 2 years and was designed by Des Smyth (Ryder Cup Vice-Captain) an

Bray Tourist Office

The Old Courthouse, Main St, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Dry Rain Youth Theatre and Performing Arts Centre

Dargle road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Gorse Hill

Cliff Road, Windgates, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Killruddery House And Gardens

Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Killruddery is unique in having the most extensive early formal gardens, still in their original style, surviving in Ireland, largely laid out in the 17th century and added to in the 19th century.

Mermaid Theatre

Bray, Co. Wicklow

National Sealife Centre

Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Experience close encounters with examples of marine life from Shrimps to Shark, Octopus to Eels.

Old Conna Golf Club Old Conna Golf Club

Ferndale Rd, Bray, Co Wicklow
Designed by Eddie Hackett, Old Conna is a testing, 18 hole, parkland course with panoramic views of the Irish Sea and Wicklow Mountains. Set in wooded terrain, strategically placed hazards and mature trees ensure a challenging round for even the mos

The James Joyce House

1 Martello Terrace, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
James Joyce lived in this house as a child.

Hotels in Bray

Esplanade Hotel On The Seafront Esplanade Hotel On The Seafront

Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
On the seafront, at the foot of Bray Head, the family-friendly Esplanade Hotel faces the promenade. It has spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi and free parking. Bray train and Dart stations are about 1 km away, for easy access to Dublin city centre.

The Martello Hotel The Martello Hotel

47 Strand Road, Seafront, Bray, Co. Wicklow
On the picturesque seafront with beautiful views across the Irish Sea, The Martello Hotel offers hotel rooms or self-catering apartments. There is free Wi-Fi and the rail station is a 5-minute walk away.

The Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club The Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club

Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Situated just 25 minutes’ drive from Dublin’s city centre, the family friendly Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club is situated in the heart of Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Wilton Hotel Bray Wilton Hotel Bray

Southern Cross Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
With spacious rooms and free Wi-Fi, Wilton Hotel Bray is about 2 km from Bray's seafront promenade and beach. Dublin is a 30-minute train ride from Bray Station.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Bray

Hillview B&B Hillview B&B

Windgates, Greystones Road, Bray, County Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
This family run bed and breakfast is situated just outside the town of Bray, less than an hour from Dublin. It is set in 1.5 acres of pretty grounds, and boasts free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.

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