Top ten best camping sites for a vacation in Ireland
Where to rough it in the beauty and wonder of the Irish wilderness
Ireland is known for its luscious wilderness and beautiful offerings in nature. Why not get even a bit closer to Ireland’s 40 shades of green while vacationing in the Emerald Isle by camping out?
Here, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten camping and caravan sites around Ireland as dictated by ratings on DiscoverIreland.com.
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This picturesque site on the shores of Lough Arrow and border of Co Roscommon was included in the September 2010 edition of Practical Motorhome Magazine as the only site in Ireland listed in the article “Great Sites For Indulgence.” Full on-site amenities as well as a bed and breakfast merges comfort and the outdoors for any type of traveler.
This camp site that stretches along the Dingle peninsula is guaranteed to please guests with stunning views and modern, family-friendly amenities.
3. The Trading Post Caravan and Camping Park - Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
The Trading Post Caravan & Camping Park is Wexford's first privately owned specialist Caravan & Camping Park, where the tourer gets priority. Designed and developed for the free spirited who like the less beaten track. Located strategically on the R741, 35km from Rosslare, 15 minutes from Wexford.
Morriscastle Strand Holiday Park is a four star tourist caravan and camping site and private mobile home site. Catering for touring caravans, camper vans and tents, Morriscastle spreads out beside the soft sand-dunes with miles of beach to ramble on and space for children to play and run around in beautiful County Wexford, Ireland.
5. Ballinacourty House Caravan and Camping Park - Glen of Aherlow, Co Tipperary
A quiet, unique, family-run park in the beautiful Glen of Aherlow. Its central location means that it offers the perfect base for touring the whole of the South of Ireland. A simple south facing layout, located off the road and surrounded by old stonewalls; it is not overlooked, affording visitors with wonderful views of the Galtee Mountains, Ireland's largest inland mountain range.
6. Newtown Cove Caravan and Camping Park - Tramore, Co Waterford
Awarding winning Newtown Cove Caravan and Camping Park is a quiet family-run park, where great care is taken by the management to ensure a top quality of service. The park is situated in a quiet rural setting about 2km from the lively resort town of Tramore. Newtown Cove is 300 metres from the park, and is a ideal place for swimming, fishing, walking or to just sit and look out over Tramore Bay.