With so many lush countryside, beaches, lakes and mountains, Ireland offers countless places to camp, whether solo, with friends or with family. Camping areas are spread across the country, most of them offer a complete structure for you to have a peaceful and safe stay.
We did post a previous list, with several suggestions for camping in Ireland, with this follow up providing you even more information for a great stay while the good weather lasts!
Let’s start the list with a suggested beach, which you can bring your equipment and camp on your own, Baginbun Beach, which is 190 km south of Dublin on the Hook Peninsula. The beach is in Wexford.
This is a secluded beach, close to the town of Feathard. So, if you like to relax away from the hustle and bustle of tourists and enjoy the afternoon to take a dip and put your feet in the sand, Baginbun Beach is your place.
It is worth mentioning that there is a small parking lot on site, but the beach is not wheelchair accessible.
Nagles Camping & Caravan Park
Located on the west coast, this campground is 270 km from Dublin, close to the town of Doolin in Co. Clare, right next to the Cliffs of Moher. Here you will find one of the most beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean.
If you dream of waking up in the morning and seeing nothing but green fields and an “infinite” blue then this is one of the best places to camp in Ireland.
From here you have access to Aran Island and you can visit Doolin via ferry. This charming city offers several options of cafes, restaurants and shops for you to have fun and enjoy the Irish countryside in the best way possible.
The place is fully prepared, with kitchen, equipment and everything else you need to camp here.
Portsalon Luxury Camping
This is an option for those looking for a more luxurious place, with a king size bed, wood stove and rustic furniture.
In addition to being recommended for families with children, it is the ideal place for those who want to camp in Ireland in a romantic place.
In addition to offering all the necessary infrastructure for your stay, the place also provides several options for activities such as bird watching, climbing, hiking, cycling, spa and cultural activities.
Located in the county of Keel East, to reach this campground, departing from Dublin, you will take a trip of almost four hours towards the extreme west, until arriving at Achill Island.
If you are a surfing fan then this is one of the best options for camping in Ireland as the campsite is right next to Keel beach. Here you can also rent boards and even hire a teacher to learn the basics of the sport.
In addition, you can practice fishing, windsurfing and many other water sports.
Next to the campground is an amusement park. So if you’re going camping in Ireland with kids, Keel Sandybanks is a great option.
From here, you can also hike through stunning locations.
Westport House Camping and Caravans
We end our recommendations for places to camp in with a great option for you to take children, which is Westport House Camping and Caravans, in County Mayo, on the west coast of the Emerald Isle.
Activities include a tour of a 15th century residence, a park with pirate adventures and numerous sports options such as windsurfing, stand up and bike rides.
This is one of the campsites that offer the best structure for you to camp safely and peacefully.