English course in Bray: a perfect choice for nature lovers
Do you want to take an English course in a city that is full of natural beauty? Choose an English course in Bray!
The seaside town is a great choice if you want to study English in Ireland and enjoy nature walks and stunning scenery.
Bray is about 30 minutes from Dublin and boasts large green areas with mountains and trails for you to enjoy an adventure weekend during your English course. As well as being easy to access by public transport, there are several fun options like great pubs and restaurants.
During your English course in Bray, take advantage of the weekend and get to know the Irish countryside.
Through a trail through woods and beautiful landscape you can reach Bray Head, a 241-meter hill located between the towns of Bray and Greystones.
At the top of the mountain, there is a concrete cross that was laid in 1953 and is the final point of a pilgrimage every year on Good Friday.
Wicklow Mountains National Park
The Wicklow Mountains form the largest mountain area in the Republic of Ireland and the highest peak reaches 925 meters.
The granite-covered mountains are great attractions for tourists and have trails where you can see wildlife such as deer and birds as well as lakes and more breathtaking scenery.
The Wicklow Mountains National Park was created in 1991 to conserve biodiversity and the local landscape.
The Powerscourt Waterfall belongs to Powerscourt Estate and at 121 meters is considered the highest waterfall in Ireland.
The waterfall can be accessed through a hike with fantastic landscape with various species of trees and plants, some planted more than 200 years ago.
Areas around the waterfall are also a great place to have a picnic on sunny days.
Following a forest trail you can reach Killiney Hill, a hill of 153 meters where you can look out on a clear day and see Dublin, the Irish Sea, the mountains of Wicklow and the pier of Dun Laoghaire and even the mountains of Wales.
As well as the amazing views, you can find space to rest and have a picnic.
Great Sugar Loaf
The great sugar loaf is a popular destination for those who like to do trekking and hiking, with several different routes taking you to the top of the peak.
The 500m hill looks like a volcano and is composed of Cambrian quartzite, an old sedimentary deposit at the bottom of the sea which over many years resisted erosion.
From the top, you can see the beautiful Irish sea, the mountains of Wicklow and Dublin.
If you want to learn English in this beautiful part of Ireland, check out what ATC Bray has to offer. The school is located on the seafront in Bray with stunning views across the Irish Sea and offers excellent English language programmes for students of all ages.
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