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Brittas Bay

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Miles of golden sandy beaches

I grew up regularly visiting Brittas Bay and as an adult when on holiday I would walk from Wicklow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
County Dublin, Ireland

Beautiful white sandy beach. One of Ireland's finest! Be aware you have to pay for parking! Less... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Deb D
Wicklow, Ireland
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach”(29 reviews)
“sand dunes”(20 reviews)
“car park”(39 reviews)
Nearest other road ; the R750. Coastal area there a listed TA B&B. South of Wicklow town, East of Avoca, North-east of Johnstown, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Brittas Bay Village, Wicklow, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up regularly visiting Brittas Bay and as an adult when on holiday I would walk from Wicklow to Brittas Bay. It is a beautiful long sandy beach with sand dunes and spectacular sunsets. It has always been one of my favourite places and...More

Thank aecmorgan
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful white sandy beach. One of Ireland's finest! Be aware you have to pay for parking! Less than an hour from Dublin!

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Lived 5 minutes with the car away from Britta's bay and loved my walks along the sea on my day off from work. I have never seen it crowded and loved just sitting in the sand and listen to the sea. A must see when...More

Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited during the week and the large bay was deserted. The sand is good and the sea ideal for bathing. No services on beach but that is not a problem,

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great facilities, clean beach, great fun. We used the main car park costing €4.00 up to 9pm. Plenty of parking in car park.. don’t mind paying as it helps towards upkeep.

Thank kphillipsuk
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very little to do in this area if not swimming, no shops/bars/restaurants or activities for children

Thank margaretmaryhughes
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Not much to say about Brittas Bay other than its great for swimming and for nice walks all year round. You can park along the road and avoid the Car Parks which cost a few quid. Located 5 - 10 minutes from Wicklow Town and...More

Thank walshimaging
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Lovely hidden gem found after a drive through Wicklow. I didn't expect to find such a beautiful clean sandy beach on the Irish coast. Amenities nearby looked clean. Parking was €4 but free to disabled blue badge holders. There was a small walk from the...More

Thank Jozy74
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Very clean beach. Paid parking for the day - if drive down road few metres there is entrance to beach & parking area not charged!!

Thank Savvy_Trips
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Nature at its finest , long sandy beach, beautiful scenery. Pay parking but there is free areas to park up but limited.

Thank K1406FCjohnm
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6 July 2018|
Response from Louisealan | Reviewed this property |
There are toilets and a little shop. Not sure when the shop opens and closes thou sorry. You can drive 5 mins to a pub and they serve food.
26 June 2018|
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Response from Wicklow E | Reviewed this property |
hi, to be honest i am not sure. I think you are able to have a bbq but you just need to clean up afyer yourselves 😊 I would double check though 😊😊
Emma N
26 July 2017|
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Response from mtaylor2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, but can fill up early, it's about 4 euros, you can get more info on their website
maria l
14 August 2016|
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Response from susancc737 | Reviewed this property |
There is a proper parking space with great facilities part there rather than the road, its safer.