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 .
Did you know that National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.
Bray will host a number of events from A Walking Tour of Bray, Mini Craft Village, Whale Watching to The Week That Was in Bray and more from August 20th to 28th 2016.
Click here for find out more about National Heritage Week.
Spectators were treated to astonishing performances of aviation precision from world-class aerobatic display teams including none-other than the Daddy of them all – the Red Arrows; Italy’s flamboyant Frecce Tricolori; the dare-devil Breitling Wingwalkers (yes they walked on the plane wings mid-air!) and our very own, celebrated Irish Air Corps.
It featured over 20 jets, 46 aircraft and pilots, 50 support crew and an army of volunteers was an aerobatic feast for the senses!
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) July 24, 2016
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