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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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  • omg a must do its tough but worth getting to the top for the view absolutely amazing view, but wear good footwear with grips 
  • The view is worth the hike pick there. If you catch it justice sunset the night sky is beautiful ... 
  • Such a nice place to go for a walk, climb or stroll. Very pet friendly. Lovely pebble beach, great for scimming stones!! Highly recommend visiting for a walk, the seafront town I suppose is very seaso...  more »