Brittas Bay Holiday Village No.32 is 16 km south of Wicklow town, and 14km north of Arklow town. Both towns have a lovely selection of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops.
Wicklow Bowl and Kidzone located on the outskirts of Wicklow town is a great way to spend a rainy day with family and friends. Wicklow Gaol is another good choice and providing an unforgettable journey through an original prison building.
There are a wide variety of cultural and heritage sites in County Wicklow including Avondale House & Gardens, the monastic site at Glendalough, Greenan Farm Museum & Maze, and the world famous Powerscourt House & Gardens and Mount Usher Gardens.
For the more adventurous, the area has a great selection of outdoor activities to offer including horse riding, surfing, kayaking, trail running, surfing, mountain biking, rock climbing and more. The Wicklow Way is just one of countless trails you can explore on your next self-catering holiday in Wicklow. The famous Wicklow Way trail meanders through the Wicklow Hills from the South of Dublin into County Carlow. One of many wonderful trails to hike with breath-taking views and an abundance of wildlife including sika deer, hybrid red-sika deer, feral goats, mountain hares, badgers, stoats, otters, red squirrels, grey squirrels and bats.
For another fantastic day out venture to Splash Valley, a new aqua-park which opened in Hidden Valley Holiday Park in Rathdrum in County Wicklow. The 1,800-square-metre park includes some 30 obstacles arranged around a small, manmade lake. This unique park is only a 20-minute drive from Brittas Bay.
Close by is the outdoor adventure park called Clara Lara Fun Park. It provides a healthy and creative fun day out for families and groups of children. Cara Lara is located on 30 acres of beautiful countryside in the Avonmore River valley with tree houses, Tarzan swings, rope bridges, rowing boats, water slides, rafts, canoes and junior go-carts.
The vibrant city of Dublin is easily accessible on the M11 motorway or you can travel by train from Wicklow town. Explore food markets, art galleries, visit major visitor attractions such as the Guinness Store House or the Book of Kells in Trinity College or hire a Dublin Bike to explore the wonders of Phoenix Park.