There are many options to entertain families in the local area, explore some of our favourite options:
Just on our doorstep, which is on the seafront you can spend an afternoon by the sea - take a walk down Bray promenade and have an ice-cream or visit one of the many restaurants and cafes on offer. Say hello to the swans at the harbour, or check out the playground!
Sea Life Bray
The National Sea Life Centre is one of Ireland’s largest Marine and Freshwater Zoos and the only aquarium on the East Coast of Ireland. It is located right on Bray seafront.
Bray Bowl is a an entertainment centre and party venue located beside Bray Dart station. At Bray Bowl they have a wide choice of activities to choose from to suit all ages. Activities include a brand new state of the art Quasar Laser Tag arena & system with 30 guns, along with a brand new Ticket Redemption Arcade with all the latest attractions. On top of that they have Tenpin Bowling (16 lanes), Pool tables (8 ball & 9 ball), Video Arcades & Snooker.
Pool, fitness and leisure centre in Bray consisting of a 25m swimming pool, learner pool, fitness suite, two group fitness studios, 4 floodlit astro-pitches and sauna / steam rooms.
Squirrel Scramble is an adventure tree park that offers fun for all the family at Killruddery House and Gardens. Experience the wonderful natural forest with more than 50 different challenges to climb, balance, slide and crawl, 12 ziplines big and small spread across 5 levels. Zoom along the zip-lines through narrow passages in the woods for a thrilling adventure!
Kilruddery House & Gardens
Often described as a wonderful place to escape for a great day out, Killruddery has been home to the Brabazon Family (the Earls of Meath) since 1618. There’s so much to see and explore. Nature has never been more relaxing with leisurely walks in one of Ireland’s most renowned gardens, filled with beautiful planting and wooded areas, water features and distinctive outdoor “rooms”. A delightful Tea Room and guided tours of one of Ireland’s Great Historic Houses are just some of the other treats on offer.
Brittas has a 5km stretch of powdery sand and sand dunes, it is designated as a proposed Special Area of Conservation and is a 30 minute drive away down the Wicklow coast. It is an area of ecological importance and habitats of interest include sand dunes, ferns and grassland areas. The landscape is dominated by the dunes which cover approx 100 hectares. The beach is life guarded throughout the bathing season.
Shopping - Dundrum Town Centre
Dundrum Town Centre is a shopping centre located in Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland. It is Ireland's largest shopping centre and is the ultimate destination for shopping and entertainment. It is located a 20 minute drive from The Martello.