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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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  • There is great views from bray head back towards Dublin and towards the Wicklow mountains,there is a great walkway around the coast. 
  • Climbed this multiple times over the years and to this day it is still enjoyable. When the weather is good you can see for miles. This is ideal for picnics and is not too demanding. It is not accessib...  more »
  • Bray Head is a great place to see the sea, have lunch, shop, take the kids on carnival rides, dip your toes in the sea, walk and more. There are nice views but the only downside - finding parking is a...  more »