Bray has something for everyone…
From its rich heritage and splendid scenery to excellent transport links, a bustling town centre and thriving industry. Bray has a wide range of festivals and activities to keep visitors entertained throughout the year.
Enjoy an evening in any of our lively hostelries, choose from a wide range of restaurants or pubs to dine in, or stay in our excellent hotels.
Traditionally Bray boasts many arts, cultural and literary connections from contemporary artists to literary giants and well-known names from the world of music. Today the Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre is the hub of arts activity in the town.
Bray is home to Ardmore Studios; the centre of Ireland’s film and television production industry. The studios have welcomed A-list actors in the shape of James Cagney, Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole in the early years, to Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway and Julia Roberts in recent years. Recent productions include Penny Dreadful and Moone Boy.
Bray has a thriving industrial base. The largest employers are in the pharmaceutical, IT and cosmetic industries. Bray is an ideal place to locate a business. While the Bray and District Chamber of Commerce represents every size of business from sole traders to SME’s to multinationals, they ‘Promote Business, while supporting the Community‘
We are renowned for our top class educational facilities, including our language schools. Dublin’s Universities and third level institutions are also within easy reach.
As you can see Bray really has something for everyone! Why not take a look around our website......
If you have any questions please call in to the Bray Tourism Office which is located in the Civic Offices just off the Main Street. Call us on +353 2867128, message us on Facebook, email us or Tweet to @bray_ie .
The St. Patrick’s Festival Bray 2016 will return this spring with a number of different family events.
Did you know that over 40,000 people turned out to watch the St. Patrick's Day Parade last year! Are you interested in participating in the St. Patrick’s Day #BrayParade? Well applications are NOW open. To register just click here to access the online form.
— Bray Chamber (@BrayChamber) January 14, 2016
Details coming soon!
Click here for more information about festival.
As you may already know the Flood Defence Scheme involves the widening and deepening of the river channel and the construction of walls and embankments along a 3.3km stretch from Silverbridge at the N11 to the Harbour Bridge at Bray Harbour.
The scheme is required to protect both property, but more importantly, lives in Little Bray.
We are aiming to have the River Dargle Flood Defence Scheme completed in late 2016.
Watch as Marc Devereux, Senior Engineer at Municipal District of Bray / Wicklow County Council as he gives an update on the River Dargle Flood Defence Scheme progress to date:
Click here to read more information about the scheme and to download our latest Newsletter.
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