Bray is a beautiful coastal town with 32,600 inhabitants.
This seaside town is located 18km south of Dublin city centre with excellent transport links with the capital via Bus and DART high-speed train. It is a perfect location for people looking to be able to avail of Dublin City’s amenities but enjoys the sense of community and safety that comes with living in a town.
It is the ninth-largest urban area within the Republic of Ireland.
It hosts a wide range of festivals and activities throughout the year.
Bray has a wide range of local amenities and sports and social clubs in the vicinity offering everything from water sports, golf, fishing, horse-riding, tennis, boxing and much more.
The appeal of Bray as a seaside resort is natural to see with Bray Head offering hikes and walks for the outdoor enthusiasts, a long open beach and a mile-long promenade surrounded by pubs, restaurants and ice-cream shops. The coastal cliff walks to Greystones is a popular activity and provides additional opportunity to explore Ireland’s east coast.
Bray is one of Ireland’s largest historically seaside resort towns. It has a long history of being a tourist destination and still gets many tourists, and day-trippers visiting but is well placed to serve these and the locals with some great restaurants and cafes and has a bustling social scene.The annual St Patricks and Summer festivals are well attended and well regarded and offer great entertainment with parades, air show (most significant in Europe), fun-fairs, concerts and much more. It is known as the Gateway to the Garden of Ireland due to its beautiful scenery and famous coastal walks that offer breathtaking views. Bray boasts a lovely safe beach of sand and shingle and has a spacious esplanade. It provides an entirely peaceful environment for students to study and live. Some of Bray’s more famous current and previous residents include James Joyce; Bono, Sinead O’Connor; Laura Whitmore; Katie Taylor; Dairen O’Brian and Hozier.