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Wicklow Area   NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry East Top 677.3mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 456.6mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474.5mLugduff 653.2mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 719mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 429.7mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 398.2m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652.3mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759.7m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Bray Head Hill Hill , also Carrik Carthyn an extra EastWest name in English Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 238.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O28232 15815
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Longitude: -6.08285, Latitude: 53.177627 , Easting: 328233, Northing: 215815 Prominence: 127m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 728153 715845,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BryHdH, 10 char: BryHdHl
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Bray Head Formation)

Bray Head Hill is the 1310th highest place in Ireland. Bray Head Hill is the second most northerly summit in the Wicklow area.

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Picture: Dublin Bay from Bray Head Hill
Easy access to magnificent land and seascapes
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  25 Jul 2019
Heading south on the R761, turn off at O276 153 starA, directly opposite a bus stop with shelter. Follow this cal-de-sac for about 150m until you see a track heading up behind a new house on the right. There is parking by the side of the road here for a few cars. A sign at the start of the track informs you that you will be crossing private farmland, but access is permitted so long as you observe the normal care and precautions. Proceed up the track which takes a sharp hairpin bend after 50 metres. Continue up the steadily rising track for about 800m. Near the end the hill & trig pillar will become visible on the right. Don not be tempted to take a short cut across the open ground as you will encounter a barbed wire fence and chest-high ferns. Instead continue along track until it veers sharply right - a shiny metal gate permits entry to the summit which takes the form of a large rock outcrop. Panoramic views all around. Time from car to top - 20 minutes. Linkback:
Couldn't find a way up from point A
by wwwalker  27 Oct 2017
I couldn't find a way up today from point A, I'm not saying there isn't a way but I did not find it so went around to the car park at the start of the cliff walk from Bray to Greystones, made my way to the cross from the path that leaves the start of the cliff walk ( note not the path from the car park) and then along the upper path to the trig pillar which eventually appears on your left - don't go up the bumps along the way which are not the summit. There is a path down to the cliff path shortly before the turn for the trig pillar along which I made my way back to the car park. About 90 minutes. Linkback:
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Picture: Lovely Views.
So close yet so far.
by paddyhillsbagger  3 Mar 2014
This fine little top commands great views across the Dublin sprawl. It's so close to the noise and bustle yet at the top there was peace and quiet, it felt so far away. Treat yourself to a lovely walk. Linkback:
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Picture: Bray Head Hill, from the SE.
Small but locally dominant.
by simon3  27 Oct 2014
Bray Head Hill dominates the coast south of Bray, Co Wicklow. This photo shows the summit ridge from the SE at around Kilcoole.
The highest point on the skyline is the summit. To the north of this, right, is a building also on the skyline. In fact this is a film set visible as of October 2014. Linkback:
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Heady stuff
by Fergalh  1 Feb 2014
First right after golf club, park at newly built house with a track behind it (02755715422). Than follow track past communications mast, after 300 metres or so grassy tracks lead upwards towards the top, follow these tracks to seaward sign of hill and follow one of various tracks to the top. Linkback:
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Picture: Seaside and countryside
Contrasting views
by Colin Murphy  25 Jul 2019
One of the great things about this simple walk is that it presents such a panorama of contrasting views, with the Dublin/Wicklow coastline to the seaward side and Wicklow's eastern hills on the landward side. Pick a clear day to visit to get maximum value! Linkback:
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