Killruddery House & Gardens, Southern Cross Road, Bray, Irlande

Location

Groove Festival celebrated it’s 5th year in the world-renowned surrounds of Killruddery House & Gardens, Bray, Co Wicklow. A stunning venue just 20 minutes from Dundrum Town Centre, 10 minutes from the M50 (Exit 17), 5 minutes from the M/N11 (Exit 7) and close to Bray DART station. Groove Festival is easily accessible from everywhere, explore our transport options to plan your journey to Groove Festival!

Killruddery is set in 850 acres of working farm and protected biodiversity, cared for and lived in by the same family for 400 years. The space offers an oasis of calm, open space for well being, fun and creativity, and is the perfect setting for a summer festival escape for all the family.

View larger map

getting there

CAR

Killruddery Estate is on the Southern Cross Road just 4 minutes / 2km off the N11. Take Exit 7 off the N11 between Bray and Greystones and follow the signs for Groove! We are on the right near the end of the Southern Cross road leading from the N11 to the Greystones Rd. (Sat-Nav 53.184907, -6.102392).

Parking is available for €5 per day, located off the Vevay Road – follow signs and security marshals who will guide you to the nearest parking location.


DART

Take the DART or mainline train to Bray station. Shuttle buses will run every 15/20 minutes on a loop between Bray Dart Station and Groove Festival from 11am-11pm daily. Tickets are €3 per person return or one way, kids go free. No need to book, just buy a ticket on the bus. Look for our Groove Ambassador at the Station who can assist you with you any queries.

Note: Last train leaving Bray DART station Saturday 19th - Southbound: 00:16, Northbound: 23:20. Sunday 20th - Southbound: 23:43, Northbound 23:30. 

DART timetables can be found at http://www.irishrail.ie/media/dart_commuter_-_web.pdf

BUS

There are many bus routes serving the area – 45A, 84, 145, 184, 185. Check out Dublin Bus for full details and to plan your journey.

Shuttle buses will run every 15/20 minutes on a loop between Bray Dart Station and Groove Festival from 11am-11pm daily. Tickets are €3 per person return or one way, kids go free. No need to book, just buy a ticket on the bus. Look for our Groove Ambassador at the Station who can assist you with you any queries.

TAXI

Local taxi companies include:

Bray Town Taxis: (01) 286 0400
Wicklow Taxis: 0404 66100

Or order on demand with My Taxi.

BIKE

Groove Festival will offer complimentary parking for cyclists!

Wheelchair access

Groove is a wheelchair friendly festival, but please note that it is an outdoor event held in a garden/field setting with grass and gravel pathways, some of which produce gradients/uneven surfaces.

Dedicated onsite parking will be available for those that require accessible parking for wheelchair access. Parking attendants will direct you to this area upon entering Killruddery.

Accommodation

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa

Nestled within the granite walls of one of Ireland’s most historic estates, you’ll find Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa - proud hotel partner of Groove Festival 2017.

Camping

Camping

Camping is available at the award winning Roundwood Caravan and Camping Park which is just a 20 minute drive away from the festival. The site is fully serviced and has a full range of facilities.
www.dublinwicklowcamping.com

Wilton Hotel

Wilton Hotel

Just a short hop from the Groove Festival entrance, Wilton Hotel is the perfect place to stay for your weekend at Groove Festival.

The Martello

The Martello

The Martello Hotel is situated in a stunning location giving breathtaking views across the Irish Sea and the imposing Bray Head.

The Martello Hotel is the Number One Bray Hotel on Tripadvisor and offers an unmatched combination of accommodation, dining, drink, music and late night entertainment in a lively, vibrant, modern setting on the seafront at Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland just 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

The Martello Hotel Bray provides 25 en-suite recently renovated hotel bedrooms and 19 self-catering apartments, ideal for those on any budget!

The Martello Hotel is renowned for the fun-loving buzzy atmosphere and style of the hugely popular ‘Martello Bar’ which incorporates a continental style outdoor area.