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Bray Head, Bray
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Stretch your legs and take in panoramic views from the peak of Bray Head. This 241 m (791 ft) hill and headland is part of the Wicklow Mountains and a popular hiking spot. The highest point is marked with a concrete cross, erected here in 1950. You can reach the cross via a footpath, formed by rainwater, which begins at the parking lot. You'll be rewarded after the steep climb with far-reaching views. Locals allege you can see all the way to the mountains in Wales, on especially clear days. Bring snacks and water with you, as there are no facilities on the hill. Be aware that the path can be slippery; walking shoes are recommended. To visit Bray Head on your trip to Bray, use our Bray vacation trip planner.
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  • Although the weather was cool the day we were there, you can easily imagine that on a sunny day, Bray's seaside would be swarming with people. It is very beautiful, spacious and clean. There are excel...  more »
  • The climb to the 170 metre summit of Bray Head is uneven in parts, but it's certainly worth the effort, where the views to be experienced at the top are quite breathtaking. Robust footwear is recommen...  more »
  • No matter you want to do a trek or just sit back and enjoy the sea view, Bray is the best place to visit. View from hill was fantastic.You just need clear sky and good weather :). Must visit place