Best Irish Campsites

Apr 30, 2021 | Camping

Glengarriff Caravan and Camping Park, West Cork

Well located for the Beara Peninsula and the Wild Atlantic Way. Sheltered & well serviced site providing a comfortable & relaxing base for your holiday. Enjoy the beauty of the area with forest walks, the Beara Way, Garnish Island. Park is 300mtrs from Glengarriff Harbour.

Garnish Island is a short boat ride away. Spot the seals and white tailed eagles and giant size nests as your cruise towards the island. Enjoy plentiful walks and observing unusual plants both on the Island and in the local Nature Reserve.

Back at Glengarriff Camping enjoy our facilities which include a Bar and Restaurant with tasty food and regular music sessions in the evenings.

  • Free WiFi
  • Electric hook-up
  • Hard Stands
  • Two modern spacious shower blocks which include private family units and a wheelchair accessible facility
  • Campers Kitchen
  • Laundry room with large washing and drying machines
  • 2 playgrounds.
  • Reception with local information
  • Credit Card accepted.
  • Dogs welcome if kept on lead
  • No cycling or skate boards/scooters allowed
  • No bank holiday pre-booking.

NO commercial vehicles
Glengarrif, Co. Cork, +3532763154


Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park

Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park is a campsite in Knights Town, Munster, located by the sea.This terraced camp site and camp site with sloping grounds has which are marked out and pitches without shade. Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park is located close to a sandy beach and a pebble beach. The campsite has an indoor playground.
The following rules apply to pets at (Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park):

  • Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
  • Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)

For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers guided walks and various cycle routes. You can swim nearby in the sea. At Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park you can go snorkelling, windsurfing, wild water sailing/kayaking/rafting and waterskiing.

You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

€20 per night during low season

Campsite accepts ACSI Club ID

Valentia Island Caravan & Camping Park
Farranreigh, V23 Y068 / Knightstown (Valentia Island)
Phone: 353 (0)879673673

Take ferry to Valentia Island from the mainland on the N70 past Cahersiveen. Campsite located just beyond Knightstown. Back to mainland on R565, via Portmagee.


Eagle point Camping Bantry (Cork)

Located close to Bantry is Eagle Point, a campsite which boasts stunning cliff-side views, pebble beaches, rock pools and an onsite slipway for boats right on its doorstep. It is the ideal spot for water-based activities like boating, wind surfing, swimming and fishing. There is a supermarket and petrol station at the entrance to the park. For fun, apart from the water-based activities, you can find a tennis court, football pitch, basketball court, small playground and a TV room for entertainment. Within the surrounding 10km are golf courses, National walkways, forests, shops, restaurants, craft shops and so much more. Not to mention all that can be discovered in South Kerry and West Cork from this relaxing base in Ballickey, Bantry.
Address: Eagle Point, Reenadisert, Ballylickey, Co. Cork, P75 WP58
Phone: (027) 50630


Travers Campsite Bundoran (Donegal)

Bundoran is a popular tourist spot and a surfer’s paradise for all water sports enthusiasts! Situated within walking distance to shops, restaurants, cinema, bowling alley, amusements, water world and beaches, there is something for everybody! The campsite is family friendly with electric/water and a picnic bench at each stand!

Address: Station Road, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Tel: 087 954 0014 Int’l Code: 00353 87 954 0014
087 612 6201 Int’l Code: 00353 87 612 6201


The Bush Caravan Park Bushmills (Antrim)

This campsite is in a great location if you plan on exploring the North Antrim Coast, located just minutes from the Giant’s Causeway and the Old Bushmill’s Distillery. It is a quiet, peaceful and secure place just outside the busy town of Bushmills. It has spacious pitches and a children’s play area. A great starting point or stopover to add to the list when planning your Causeway Coastal Route!

97 Priestland Road, Bushmills, Antrim, BT57 8UJ
+44 (0) 2820 731 678

O Connors Guesthouse Cloghane (Kerry)

Set at the foot of Mount Brandon, overlooking Brandon Bay in beautiful Cloghane, this hidden gem is in a superb location! Perfect to stop off while exploring the Dingle Way, with great food, scenic views and plenty of great walks to be enjoyed from here. Just a 20-minute drive from Dingle town and a variety of activities available such as fishing, water sports and whale watching.

Main Street, Drom West, Cloghane, Co. Kerry, V92 PV48
(066) 713 8113


Loughshore Jordanstown Belfast (Antrim)

Set in a convenient location close to Belfast city. A ten-minute coastal drive takes you from the city out to this Lough side location. The site is well laid out offering great views over the Lough. From here you can follow the cycle path which takes you right into Belfast city or there is a bus stop close by which will also take you into the city. There is a café and playground adjacent to the park with shops, restaurants and pubs just a few minutes’ walk away.

Jordanstown Loughshore Caravan Park
Shore Rd, Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT37 0PY


Barley Cove Camping Crookhaven Skibbereen (Cork)

A short distance from Mizen Head, Ireland’s most south westerly point this campsite has great facilities including a mini market, takeaway, laundrette, tennis courts, basketball court, pitch and putt course, children’s playground and an indoor games room! If that’s not enough to keep you entertained there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed. Bicycle hire, water sports, fishing not to mention all the gorgeous beaches nearby!

Killeane, Co. Cork
(028) 35302


Desert House Caravan & Camping Park

Located on a dairy farm overlooking Clonakilty Bay there’s a warm welcome for visitors to this beautiful caravan and camping park run by the Jennings family.

The park is located a short 1km walk from the picturesque town centre which has a fantastic selection of pubs, restaurants and attractions like The Michael Collins Museum and the Model Railway Village – a big favourite with kids.

Desert House is a 1.5-hectare site with 36 pitches. It includes a range of facilities for guests, such as a camper’s kitchen, electricity points, laundry facilities and a TV room.

Clonakilty, Co. Cork


Knockalla Campsite Port Magherawarden Portsalon (Donegal)

Another great campsite in Co. Donegal. With Knockalla mountains on one side and Ballymastocker Bay on the other, the surrounding scenery is beautiful. There is an outdoor play area, tennis court, football pitch and a shop which sells tea/coffee, homemade baked goods and ice cream. Only a ten-minute walk from the beach and with plenty of hiking and walking in the vicinity it is a great place to unwind and relax.

Magherawarden, Portsalon, Co. Donegal
(074) 915 9108


Woodlands Park Tralee (Kerry)

Based only ten minutes from Tralee on the gateway to the Dingle Peninsula, Woodlands Park is family friendly and a great base to explore the Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney or any of the many golden beaches nearby. The Aqua Dome, Irelands largest indoor water park, Kerry County Museum, Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre, cinema and golf also nearby. The award-winning campsite has plenty for you to do with a playground, indoor playroom, football pitch and all-weather BBQ onsite.

Dan Spring Rd, Cloghers, Tralee, Co. Kerry
(066) 712 1235


Curraghchase Camping Kilcornan (Limerick)

This beautiful campsite surrounded by a forest is a little piece of paradise situated near the village of Adare. With a café onsite and ample walking/cycling routes you could happily spend your trip exploring the campsite and its surrounding areas, the playgrounds or the ruins of the De Vere Family Mansion. Pitches are spacious and well placed making this the perfect stop when exploring the Mid-West of Ireland.

Forest Park, Kilcornan, Limerick, V94 KP8H
(061) 396 349


Ballyness Bushmills (Antrim)

Another spacious award-winning campsite in Bushmills, Co. Antrim close to the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-rede rope bridge and Bushmills Distillery. Onsite there is a shop, outdoor playpark and football field, indoor games room, TV area and wildlife ponds to explore. Nearby there are shops, cafes and restaurants and there are also plenty of day trips to book from the park with a bus service collecting you from the campsite.

40 Castlecat Rd, Bushmills BT57 8TN, United Kingdom
+44 28 2073 2393

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