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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.

From taking a dip in the waters of Bray’s Blue Flag beach to enjoying Coasteering along Bray’s absolutely amazing coastline, checking out the spectacular views from Bray Head to walking the Cliff Walk, Bray is packed full of incredible experiences that you can’t get anywhere else.

Visit Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre, National SEA LIFE Centre or even experience the fun and adrenalin of outdoor adventure sports with Bray Adventures or go Tenpin Bowling at Bray Bowl.

There are lots of fabulous places to stay, eat, drink, relax and shop so why not explore Bray...

Relax, have an adventure and escape to Bray this autumn

Autumn is the perfect time to see the leaves change in the People’s Park. You can shop for your winter wardrobe, watch some amazing performances at the Mermaid Arts Centre or simply catch a live gig at the many pubs throughout the town.

Explore our incredible coastline by coasteering with Bray Adventures or experience the underwater world at Sealife.

Make a splash with family and friends at Shoreline’s swimming pool or have a great paintball battle. You can even zoom along the zip-lines at Squirrel’s Scramble Tree Adventure Park or trek across Wicklow on horseback.

Tee off at one of the many renowned golf courses, which have remarkable views of Bray and South County Dublin, then afterwards unwind at one of the many bars, cafes and restaurants throughout the town.

But if you simply just want to relax and rejuvenate yourself you can at some of the best spa experiences which are right on our doorstep.

There is plenty to explore in Bray so what are you waiting for….. enjoy a cosy break this autumn.

Our accommodation providers offer affordable experiences and seasonal offers to cater for all your needs.

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Wicklow Film Festival 2018

Wicklow Film Festival is back at Mermaid Arts Centre for a weekend of screenings and discussions between September 21st and 23rd 2018.

Now in its third year, this community film festival has gone from strength to strength, engaging local people in the selection of films that shine a light on some of the most relevant social issues impacting Ireland today.

This year’s festival is a collaboration between Mermaid and Bray-based filmmaking collective, No WiFi (North Wicklow Films).

Screenings will include Citizen Lane, Philomena, Dublin Oldschool, Michael Inside, The Breadwinner and Shot In Wicklow. 

Read more here.

Toastie Festival this November

Following an overwhelming debut year, The Harbour Bar Toastie Festival returns for another weekend of cheesy goodness from Friday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 4th 2018.

A celebration of a Harbour Bar classic, our humble ham and cheese toastie, a firm favourite to go with that post Cliff Walk well-earned pint or perfect pot of tea.

Throughout the festival, there will be the classic ham and cheese offering alongside some more adventurous fillings to try and match with whatever your tipple. Plus free tea top ups too.

Visitors can snag a seat by one of the Harbour Bar’s roaring fires or cosy up out front for outside service.

All welcome dogs too. Help us pay homage to the Toastie.

See theharbourbar.ie/events/festival/toastie-festival/ for more information.