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Killruddery Amble

kilruddery1Killruddery House and Gardens are Bray’s own little piece of tranquility. The fine country house and marvelous gardens make you feel a million miles away from the bustle of the city. Killruddery estate is the quintessential place to have a relaxing stroll around the gardens and clear the mind. There is also a delightful little tea room on site to give body and soul a little treat! For a relaxing day out with the family or a romantic sojourn look no further. Killruddery gardens are the perfect spot to while away a couple of hours. The gardens are an enchanting place and there’s no wonder that they were used in numerous film productions including The Tudors, Becoming Jane and Camelot. As you wander about keep your eyes peeled for familiar sights! To make you visit unforgettable watch their websites for regular events held throughout the year, including falconry, treasure hunts, outdoor concerts and picnics. If you’re looking for a bit more of a challenge Hell & Back is an annual event held on the grounds. Test your mettle on Ireland’s toughest assault course, where you will have to endure physical and mental challenges. Keep an eye on www.hellandback.ie  for the next event. Killruddery estate is located on the outskirts of Bray town on the Southern Cross just off the N11 and is easily accessible coming from Dublin. It is about a half hour walk from Bray Main Street or the take the Finnegans bus which serves the main street up to the Southern Cross. The estate is open April to October, and weekly farmers markets are held every Saturday all year round. More information: www.killruddery.com