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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.

Read more here.

Bray aims for top Enterprise Award title

Bray has been selected to represent Wicklow in this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

The National Enterprise Town awards, run by Bank of Ireland, which is in its third year aims to promote enterprise by bringing business and community groups together, in towns and villages across Ireland, to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their local area.

The very best of what Bray has to offer was showcased to a panel of judges visiting the town as part of the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

Representatives from the local authority, the business sector and community groups made a presentation on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 at the Mermaid Arts Centre.

A massive thank you to everybody who helped and supported our submission.

Read more about the awards here.

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The Bray Endeavour Awards 2018


The search is on for the heroes of Bray, as Bray & District Chamber of Commerce launches its annual community Endeavour Awards campaign to identify and reward those individuals and community groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the area.

The Bray Endeavour Awards are presented annually by Bray & District Chamber of Commerce, which works to promote business and support the community. First presented in 1981, the annual Chamber of Commerce Endeavour Awards are designed to recognise and reward the normal, ordinary people who do extra ordinary things.

Nominations from the public are sought for the following 5 Categories.

Read more and to nominate please click 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.

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

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