Bray enjoys a mile long beachfront promenade, that runs from harbour near Martello Terrace, the childhood home of James Joyce and ends at bray head, The Sugar Loaf and the scenic Wicklow Mountains.
The Promenades origins date back to Victorian Era when William Dargan, the man who brought the railway to bray. He built the promenade to make bray into the popular seaside resort it has become today. His work earned Bray the title ‘The Brighton of Ireland’.
If you follow the path up from the southern end of the Promenade to Bray Head. There is a lovely hike up to it peak that offers the most scenic views of Bray.
There is something for everyone along brays Promenade. From the Sea Life Centre. Dine in Brays Finest Restaurants. Come along to the annual Summerfest and marvel at our famous Air Display. Enjoy our eclectic range of live music in our lively pubs. Or get an ice cream and relax on the Bray Sea front.