See & Do

See & Do

Local Activities in Bray

SEALIFE BRAY

Located on the Bray Seafront, Bray Aquarium has over 80 species of freshwater and marine creatures. Each of the attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of myriad creatures such as shrimps, piranhas, sharks, stingrays, etc. Log onto Sealife Bray for more information.

BRAY SEA-FRONT PROMENADE
 & BRAY HEAD

Bray is the longest established seaside town in Ireland, and enjoys a mile long beachfront promenade.

KILLRUDERY HOUSE & GARDEN

Located within Bray town limits, Killruddery House is the most successful Elizabethan-Revival mansion in Ireland and also one of the earliest. It is also host to Groove Festival which is in its second year and takes place during July. For more information log onto killruddery.com

MERMAID ART CENTRE

The Mermaid Centre is County Wicklow’s Arts Centre and offers year-round programming of innovative dance, spellbinding theatre, cutting-edge music and art-house cinema. Go to the Mermaid Arts Centre website for more information.

EAST COAST ADVENTURES

Experience the fun and adrenalin of outdoor adventure sports in the beautiful East Coast of Ireland. Located on Bray Seafront, it’s the ideal base for both Water based and Land based activities.Whatever your level of experience – complete novice to aspiring adventurer, they’ll make it a fun and unforgettable experience. They are a family run business and a friendly bunch! Go to the East Coast Adventures website for more information.

STAR LEISURE

A world of entertainment all under one roof. Activities include: Simulators & Games, Snooker & Pool, Kiddies rides, Casino, etc.Log onto the Star Leisure website for more information.

BRAY LEISURE BOWL

Come and test your skills on 20 wooden bowling lanes. The centre also includes a video arcade, hi-jink play centre, snooker and pool. Go to the Bray Bowl website for more information

QUASAR

‘Serious Fun with a lazer gun’. Shoot your friends in a 400 sq. meter hi-tec arena. Put on your body armour, grab your lazer gun and shoot your way through the dark maze. Go to the Bray Bowl website for more information.

POWERSCOURT HOUSE,
GARDENS & WATERFALL

Powerscourt is Ireland’s most famous “House & Gardens”, set in the Wicklow mountains, 2 km from Bray centre. For more information log onto powerscourt.com

GLENDALOUGH

Glendalough has earned its reputation as the most popular place for visitors in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Glendalough was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. For more information log onto glendalough.ie

FOOTFALLS HOLIDAYS – WICKLOW WALKS

Discover the Wicklow mountains and their scenic beauty and amazing history. Enjoy a variety of walking challenges – from woodlands and rolling hills to wild craggy mountain climbs. Footfalls experienced team offers leisurely walks for those who just like to stretch their legs amidst spectacular scenery, as well as challenging mountain hikes for energetic and experienced walkers.
Tel: 0404 45152

DELTA FORCE PAINTBALL

Crossfire are Ireland’s leading Paintball Game specialists. The fighting grounds are made up of 50 acres of dense woodland and rocky outcrops, including a 60 metre long tunnel, a fortress, and a spectacular tank zone with operational personnel carrier. Get ready for serious combat. Delta Force Paintball

GLENROE OPEN FARM

This family run farm offers hours of fun and relaxation for all ages. Here you can get close to a wide variety of farm animals and pets, including Sika deer, sheep, lambs, cattle, pigs, goats, ducks, geese, turkeys, peacocks, hens and chicks. Glenroe farm is ideal for families with young children. Glenroe Farm

BRENNANSTOWN HORSE RIDING SCHOOL

The Brennanstown Riding School has excellent indoor and outdoor riding facilities with qualified instruction, catering for all standards of rider. The school offers lessons for all levels and all standards (adults & children) as well as cross country rides & hacks through beautiful Wicklow countryside on over 1000 acres of scenic Bray countryside. Brennanstown Riding School

DUBLIN ZOO

Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular family attraction, and welcomed over one million visitors last year. As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400 animals in safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience! Dublin Zoo

DUN LAOGHAIRE / SANDYCOVE

Once called Kingstown or Dublin Riviera, Dun Laoghaire is a fascinating harbour town on the DART line, 15 minutes from Bray.

GREYSTONES TOWN & BEACH

Greystones is another beautiful town by the sea. Originally a fishing village, its recent growth has not spoilt the village atmosphere and the ambience of the fishing harbour.

KILLINEY HILL & BEACH – DALKEY

Ten minutes away from Bray by DART, Killiney Hill is ideal for accessible nature walks and breathtaking views from its top, over the Dublin bay. Stroll down to Dalkey or have a swim on the Beach.

WICKLOW MOUNTAINS DRIVE – SALLY GAP

The Wicklow Mountains offer a wide variety of short drives through amazing Irish mountain landscapes.

WICKLOW TOWN 
WICKLOW GAOL

Wicklow Gaol will bring you back in time through the terrible living conditions inside one of the most infamous prisons of this country. Log Wicklow’s historic gaol for more information.

BRAY HERITAGE CENTRE &
TOURIST OFFICE

The Old Courthouse was erected in 1841 and is now home to the Tourist Information Office and Heritage Centre.

For more information about what Bray has to offer log on to Bray.ie

 

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