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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

Powerscourt Gardens - Enniskerry County Wicklow Ireland
Powerscourt Gardens
Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
Justly famous for the glory of its setting and the grandeur of its scale, Powerscourt is Ireland’s most visited garden. Parts of the plan date back to the 1740s when Richard Cassel, also architect of Leinster House, designed a series of ter ...
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Golf

Blainroe Golf Club - Blainroe County Wicklow Ireland
Blainroe Golf Club
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
Blainroe Golf Club is a par 72 parkland course that measures 6,800 yards from the tips, just south of Wicklow Town it is blessed by it’s location on the Irish Sea along a stretch of coastline renowned for having some of the best beaches in ...
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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

BrookLodge Farmers Market - County Wicklow
Brooklodge Farmers Market

BrookLodge Hotel, Macreddin village, County Wicklow

Organic food markets, held on the first Sunday of the month, noon-5pm (April - October).

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Tourist Attractions

The Old Jameson Distillery - Smithfield Dublin 7 Ireland
The Old Jameson Distillery
Dublin 7, Dublin City
Re-live the story of John Jameson & Son through the history, the atmosphere and above all the taste. Discover the time honoured secret of how three simple ingredients - water, barley & yeast - are transformed into smooth golden spirit tha ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
The BrookLodge Hotel & Wells Spa
Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow
Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of County Wicklow, yet only 50 minutes drive from South Dublin, this hotel is spacious and welcoming, with elegant country house furnishings, open fires and plenty of places for guests to mill around comforta ...
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