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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

Mount Usher Gardens
Mount Usher Gardens
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Mount Usher is particularly blessed in a number of ways. Originally created by the Walpole family, the garden owes its character to one of those happy confluences of history: The garden took shape over a period when the enthusiasm for new plant i ...
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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
The Cottage
A 200 year old cottage on a farm high in the Dublin Mountains, with dramatic views over the city and bay, beautifully restored to provide a relaxing alternative to big city bustle.
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What's On

Coppinger Row Outdoor Food Market - Thursdays
Coppinger Row Outdoor Food Market - Thursdays 11am-7pm

Coppinger Row beside Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2

Contact: Brendan Whelan on 086 815 0836 casualtradi ...
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Tourist Attractions

Chester Beatty Library - Dublin Castle Dublin 2 Ireland
Chester Beatty Library
Dublin 2, Dublin City
The Chester Beatty Library was formed in 1950 to house the collections of mining magnate Sir Chester Beatty. The role of the Chester Beatty Library is to protect, preserve and make available to the public in the form of exhibitions, popular publi ...
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Wedding Venues

Beaufield Mews Restaurant - Stillorgan Dublin Ireland
Beaufields Mews Restaurant & Gardens
Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Dublin’s oldest restaurant is located in a characterful 18th century coach house and stables - and, as the name implies, it is surrounded by beautiful mature gardens, which are lit up by night. It is in a built-up area and near a busy r ...
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