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Greystones, Co. Wicklow

Greystones (Na Clocha Liatha in Irish) is a coastal town in County Wicklow, just South of Bray which has kept its town image through the years, and is still widely thought of as a village despite a relatively large and growing population. Greystones is part of the commuter belt and now has the southern terminal station of the DART line; enabling easier access to and from Dublin.

Greystones has two beaches. The North Beach at the harbour is a stony beach and some of its length is ovelooked by the ever-eroding cliffs of Bray head (south). The second beach is to the south of the 'grey stones'. It is a sandy beach, and is about a half mile long. It is a Blue Flag beach the beach receives many visitors and tourists during the summertime.

It is an ideal holiday centre for those interested in outdoor activities. There are two excellent golf courses and a driving range close to the town. Field games such as rugby, soccer, Gaelic football and baseball are well catered for and there are excellent all-weather tennis courts.

There is a very active sailing club catering for the smaller sailing craft. Greystones also has a very active angling club - the Ridge Angling Club catering for shore and sea anglers. A marina is currently under proposal.

Greystones hosts Wicklow's biggest Festival - the Greystones Arts Festival over the 1st weekend in August every year.

Gardens

The Dillon Garden - Ranelagh Dublin 6 Ireland
Dillon Garden, The
Dublin 6, Dublin City
The Dillon Garden is deservedly one of the most revisited of Irish gardens. It isn’t just the wonderful parade of plants unfolding through the seasons in this stunning garden that draws visitors back again and again. You simply have to keep ...
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Golf

Woodbrook Golf Club - Bray County Wicklow Ireland
Woodbrook Golf Club
Bray, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
Woodbrook Golf Club is a Peter McEvoy designed championship parkland golf course. Playing 6,868 yards from the back markers to a par of 72 it is considered to be a place of great beauty, bounded by unrivalled views of the Irish Sea on one side an ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Wicklow Lighthouse
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Wicklow Head Lighthouse has safeguarded and decorated the scenic Wicklow coastline since 1781. It is a peace seeker’s haven with inspiring and refreshing views of the Irish Sea. The landscape and scenery surrounding the lighthouse provide a ...
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What's On

Grand Canal Village Market - Dublin -
Friday 11am-2.30pm

Location:

The banks of the Grand Canal at the junction of Lwr. Grand Canal Steet and Clanwilliam Place

Contact:

Des Vallely - 01 2841197 ...
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Tourist Attractions

Dublin Zoo - Phoenix Park Dublin 8 Ireland
Dublin Zoo
Dublin 8, Dublin City
Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions, and welcomed almost one million visitors last year. As one of the world’s oldest, yet modern zoos, the 28 hectar ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Radisson Blu St Helen's Hotel
Dublin 4, Dublin City
Set in four acres of landscaped gardens with views across Dublin Bay to Howth Head, this is one of the capital’s finest hotels and has at its heart a listed building of charm and elegance. It makes a lovely setting for a wedding and, althou ...
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