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Postcode: 35100 | code search
Population: 35100
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Bray is one of Ireland's biggest and most popular seaside resorts, with the added benefit of being close to Dublin, only twelve miles north. Situated on County Wicklow's east coast, this busy but scenic market town is dominated by the dramatic Bray Head, which is topped with a large cross. The hill rises to the south of Bray's mile-long Victorian promenade, at the opposite end to the harbour. The esplanade looks out over a long sand and shingle beach, and it offers hours of fun with its traditional seafront shops, amusement arcades and mini-golf. Adult golfers in Bray will find more than a dozen courses to choose from nearby, and other outdoor activities include sailing, fishing, watersports, horse-riding and walking. The Cliff Walk to Greystones is especially exhilarating, with wonderful views. Bray is a lively town with good restaurants, bars and nightlife, and it's home to Ardmore Studios, where movies including 'Braveheart' were filmed. The town is also famous for festivals, notably the six- week Summerfest, the five-day St Patrick's Carnival and an international jazz festival held every May. Visitors will also find plenty of attractions to explore in Bray, from the National Sea Life Centre to the magnificent Kilruddery House and Gardens.

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Blackthorn Farm (60.15 miles)

Blackthorn Farm

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Blackthorn farm is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and most rooms have fantastic views. We are minutes from the ferry terminal in Holyhead for sailings to Ireland. ... More

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Boathouse Hotel (60.81 miles)

Boathouse Hotel

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Just 4 minutes from Holyhead's ferry port and with fabulous views overlooking the marina, the Boathouse Hotel offers en suite accommodation, fresh food, a bar and free parking. On the edge of ... More

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Witchingham B&B (61.23 miles)

Witchingham B&B
The Witchingham is located close to Holyhead Port (with ferries departing daily to Dunlaoghaire -Stena Line and Dublin -Irish Ferries) and close to Holyhead Railway Station. Both can be accessed by foot over the Celtic ... More | visit website
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Holyhead Lodge (61.24 miles)

Holyhead Lodge
The Holyhead Lodge is located just a 5-minute walk from Holyhead Station and 1-mile from the beach. Lodges include a kitchenette, living area with flat-screen TV and free parking. Kitchens at the lodge include a microwave, ... More | visit website
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Wavecrest (61.34 miles)


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Ideally located 100 yards from the beach yet just only 3 minutes from the ferry/rail terminal and 2 minutes walk into the town centre for pubs and eating places. All rooms at ... More

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Travelodge Holyhead (61.36 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Trearddur Bay Hotel (61.66 miles)

Trearddur Bay Hotel
The hotel has the immediate advantage of a magnificent location, with 36 bedrooms and friendly, efficient staff. It is a hotel with a distinct character and wide appeal where each guest receives the best ... More | visit website
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Sunnyside Holiday Cottage (63.26 miles)

Sunnyside Holiday Cottage

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Sunnyside provides excellent accommodation on 2/3 floors for familes and groups wishing to stay in the popular village of Four Mile Bridge, near Trearddur Bay and Rhoscolyn and their sandy ... More

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Hotel Cymyran (64.80 miles)

Hotel Cymyran

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Enjoying spectacular views of the Snowdonia mountain range, this family-run hotel offers a warm welcome on the west coast of Anglesey, just minutes away from the beach. During your stay, the team ... More

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Salem Fach (66.02 miles)

Salem Fach

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Commanding panoramic countryside views, this charming and very comfortable cottage is perfectly located for exploring the delightful island of Anglesey, with its beautiful sandy beaches, historic monuments ... More

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