Camping in Ireland

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Six Awesome Camping Spots in Ireland

Sunset through grass

Whether you are traveling from Dublin Airport, Kerry Airport, Shannon Airport, Dublin City or any Irish destination the best to experience Irelands beautiful nature scene has to be through camping in the green great outdoors.

When the weather is bad we would suggest taking a look at our indoor actitives , Spa Getaways , Museums and Galleries or any of our Driving Routes to keep dry and warm away from the widy Irish weather.

Narrowing down all the spots for camping in Ireland to one short list was an very hard task, but we did it, we’ve created a list of what Car Rental Ireland think are the top 6 camping spots in Ireland.

Eagle Point Caravan and Camping Bantry Cork

Campers will enjoy waking up to the sound of the sea, bird singing and the soothing sounds of nature. If you ae looking for calm, serenity and view, then this is the place for you!

All other camping pitches run along the headland, right down to the waterfront at The Horseshoe Cove, Flor’s Cove and the Potato field. This is wonderful for couple who are looking for some alone time!

Tent at night

Ocean Island Caravan Park, Hook Peninsula, Wexford

This camp site is set in the heart of the Hook Peninsula in Co Wexford. An area best known for its historic significance, scenic views and its beautiful sandy beaches. This is the perfect spot for a family or active holiday, there is plenty of activities from horse riding to pony trekking and of course fishing and swimming. Best of all it’s just a short 50 minute drive in your rental car from Dublin city. Best of all it’s just a short beautiful drive in your Car Rental Ireland car from Dublin.


Pure Camping, Kilkee, Clare

Pure camping offer cosy eco-friendly camping, their campsite is south-facing and overlooks the Shannon Estuary and native woodland in the foreground. Explore trails through the woods, Take a mindful Labyrinth walk or try a Yoga class in their charming Yoga room). This is the perfect escape for anyone who is eco-friendly, or someone looking for a unique experience.

Tea from Flask

Hidden Valley Holiday Park, Wicklow

Hidden Valley is a serene haven of relaxation. It is set in a beautiful valley with sites overlooking the tranquil waters of the Avonmore River and a glassy, private lake. They offer the opportunity to experience a holiday amid an abundance of wildlife including kingfishers, cranes, wild geese, ducks, otters and pheasants. This is the ideal getaway for those looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and people want to reconnect with nature! Best of all it’s just a scenic short drive in your rental car from Dublin city.


The Apple Camping and Caravan Park, Cahir, Tipperary

This is a campsite with a twist a fruity twist. It is campsite on a fruit farm. To one side are the orchards of apples and plums and to the other the strawberries and raspberries and then close by, there are the juice-making operations. See how the fruit grown, taste them all just a few steps from your pitch your tent. This really is for the foodie in you!

Apple Tree

Morriscastle Strand, Wexford

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 countryside. This is 4 star camping resort and is ideal for those looking for something a little more luxurious, while still experiencing the great outdoors!

Child eatting smores

As all of these wonderful camp sites are spread across the Country we would highly suggest renting a Car Rental Ireland car to insure you don’t miss any of these spectacular lovely spots.

If you want to keep traveling around Ireland, why not take take your rental car and have a look at our other suggested driving routes. If you have any questions regarding car hire, please take a look at our car rental guide. There is so much beauty around Ireland just waiting for you to capture it on your cameras. Don't forget to send in your pictures and review of any of the trips you've taken, we love getting feedback from our customers.