Greystones is a vibrant seaside town with a population of 15,000 and is located 8km South of Bray and 27km South of Dublin City. It is the second largest town in County Wicklow and has won the international LivCom Award for the “World’s Most Liveable Community”.
The town was named after a one kilometer stretch of grey stones between two beaches on the sea front. Greystones also boasts a Blue Flag beach located at the South side of the town. The harbour also hosts a sailing club, angling club and an Irish Coastguard station.
Greystones offers a large variety of shops, supermarkets for food and provisions, boutiques, cafes, bars and a number of restaurants catering for all tastes.
We can ensure you a very warm welcome and within easy reach there are many outdoor activities including golf, hill walking, horse riding, historic houses and gardens (to name a few) set in the spectacular countryside of the ‘Garden of Ireland’.
The Cliff Walk between Greystones and Bray is a must for any visitor to the area and is a moderate walk of 7 kilometres following the railway line. Dramatic coastal views open up at every turn, from rocky outcrops to open sea views over the Wicklow coast, Killiney and Dublin Bay.
Being on Dublin’s doorstep and with excellent transport links it is easy to explore the Capital from your base at Greystones. Dublin offers many attractions and sporting activities throughout the year. Visit the Guinness Storehouse at St. James Gate, Dublin Castle and Trinity College are in the city centre. There are many museums and galleries to be explored and a walk through Temple Bar with many contemporary arts and cultural centres.
The Aviva Stadium (formerly Lansdowne Road) is home to Irish rugby and Croke Park is home to the GAA offering many exciting games. Horse racing is also available at Leopardstown, Fairyhouse and Punchestown.
If you need any specific information on a particular attraction please do not hesitate to contact us.