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Bray Head - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bray Head, Newcourt, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Bray Head

Bray Head hill and headland located in northern County Wicklow, Ireland, between the towns of Bray and Greystones. It forms part of the Wicklow Mountains and is a popular spot with hillwalkers. The headland and adjacent lands were designated under a Special Amenity Area Order in March 2008.


Attractions Near Bray Head

Killruddery House & Gardens
Killruddery House & Gardens1.54km from Bray Head

Killruddery House is a large country house on the southern outskirts of Bray in County Wicklow, Ireland, approximately 20 km south of Dublin. The present structure is a south facing multi-bay mansion, originally dating from the 17th century, but remodelled and extended in 1820 in the Elizabethan style. It is constructed as variously single, two, three and four storeys in the shape of an irregular quadrangle enclosing a courtyard.

Garden House
Garden House1.85km from Bray Head

Killruddery House is a large country house on the southern outskirts of Bray in County Wicklow, Ireland, approximately 20 km south of Dublin. The present structure is a south facing multi-bay mansion, originally dating from the 17th century, but remodelled and extended in 1820 in the Elizabethan style. It is constructed as variously single, two, three and four storeys in the shape of an irregular quadrangle enclosing a courtyard.

Little Sugar Loaf
Little Sugar Loaf3.53km from Bray Head

The little Sugar loaf is situated between the village of Kilmacanougue and the seaside town of Bray in Co. Wicklow. The little Sugar loaf has a summit height of 342m and sits in the shadow of its big brother the great Sugar loaf. The route offers amazing views going through Bray Head, Belmont Demesne and the Little Sugarloaf, the Big Sugarloaf, Powerscourt Waterfall and more.

Camaderry
Camaderry5.69km from Bray Head

Camaderry is the 90th-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale,[3] and the 112th-highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. is situated in the southern sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and forms a broad horseshoe around the valley of Glendalough with the hydroelectric station at Turlough Hill.

Great Sugar Loaf
Great Sugar Loaf5.96km from Bray Head

Great Sugar Loaf at 501 metres, is the 404th–highest peak in Ireland. Its isolation from other hills, steep slopes, and conical shape makes it appear much taller than it’s 501m height above sea level. It is composed of Cambrian quartzite and is an erosion-resistant metamorphosed sedimentary deposit that once formed part of the ocean floor. A good treking destination and also there are so many things to see and do here.

Greystones South Beach
Greystones South Beach6.31km from Bray Head

Greystones is a beautiful sandy beach located in the centre of the town and right beside the DART train service. The South Beach in Greystones is about half a mile long. It is a mix of pebble and sand and easily accessible from the railway station and car park. The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice board located at the beach.

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County Wicklow is a county in Ireland. The last of the traditional 32 counties, having been formed as late as 1606, it is part of the Mid-East Region and the traditional province of Leinster. It is bordered by the Irish Sea to the east and the counties of Wexford to the south, Carlow to the southwest, Kildare to the west, and Dublin to the north.

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