Destination guide

The charming city of Bray awaits you

The beaches, gardens and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Bray. This romantic and welcoming city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. Aviva Stadium and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Bray

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bray a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Dargle View Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • National Sealife Centre (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bray Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Bray

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bray

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bray is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Stephen's Green (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Bray Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bray Head (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Killiney Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bray

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Bray Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bray?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 88 holiday lettings around Bray. From 51 flats & apartments to 50 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bray?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bray:

  • City Centre Dublin: 392 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 249 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 134 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 459 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 322 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bray? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bray. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bray Head: 564 holiday lettings
  • Bray Heritage Centre: 570 holiday lettings
  • Killruddery House and Gardens: 566 holiday lettings
  • Dublin Bray Station: 570 holiday lettings
  • National Sealife Centre: 570 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bray listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Bray?

Yes, of course. offers 51 Flats in Bray. Our other popular types of Bray holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Bray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.