11 Quirky Places To Go Glamping In Kerry This Summer

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Photo left via Killarney Glamping. Photo right via Farmyard Lane Glamping (Facebook)

If you’re in search of the best places to go glamping in Kerry, you’ve landed in the right place.

Although camping in Kerry has been popular for a long time, glamping has gained in popularity in recent years.

Home to many of the best places to go glamping in Ireland, Kerry boasts its fair share of unique and quirky glampsites.

With so many options, choosing where to stay might seem like a daunting challenge so, in the guide below, we’ve rounded up the best places to go glamping in Kerry, just for you!

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Swanky places to go glamping in Kerry

The first section of our guide is packed with the swankiest places to go glamping in Kerry, including what is arguably the most expensive place to go glamping in Ireland.

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1. Killarney glamping at the grove

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Photo via Killarney Glamping

Killarney Glamping is one of the best known Kerry glamping spots. This place is all about providing guests with privacy and relaxation. 

Offering couples only accommodation is on offer, whilst those who come in search of unforgettable adventure will not be disappointed with Killarney National Park less than a mile from this self-catering spot.

Just because you’re visiting one of Ireland’s wildest areas doesn’t mean you need to compromise on luxury. With views across the Kerry Mountains, Killarney Glamping at the Grove offers a place to truly get away from it all in style.

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2. Dromquinna Manor (the fanciest place to go glamping in Kerry)

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Photo via Dromquinna Manor Glamping

If you’re in search of some very fancy (and very expensive!) Kerry glamping accommodation, look no further than Dromquinna Manor.

The luxurious tents here are something special. Spacious, airy and appointed with luxurious amenities, the tents at this glamping site are a world away from traditional camping.

Each tent sits primed to take total advantage of the beautiful surroundings and provide top notch levels of privacy. They have their own verandas and deck areas, offering what is a fully furnished luxury bedroom.

Sitting on a leveled deck constructed from sustainable materials, these tents have their own veranda that’s ideal for summertime al fresco dining.

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Our favourite places to glamping in Kerry

one of the most unique places to go glamping in kerry
Photos via Farmyard Lane Glamping on Facebook

The next section of our guide tackles our favourite places to go glamping in Kerry. These are places that one of the Irish Road Trip team will have stayed in at some point, and loved!

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1. Priory Glamping Pods

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Photos via Priory Glamping Pods on Booking.com

This gorgeous collection of glamping pods in Kerry is ideal for families, couples and groups of friends seeking a fun adventure in the verdant southwest. 

All glamping pods are en-suit, each with their own own private bathroom and shower. Offering the utmost privacy and security in a relaxed environment, guests here get access to secure off-street parking and free unlimited wifi. 

Each pod comes equipped with towels, shampoo,shower gel and soap as well as a small kitchenette with amenities including a toaster, kettle, nespresso machine and microwave. Just ten minutes from Killarney centre, there is convenient access to the National Park.

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2. Farmyard Lane Glamping (some of the best family glamping Kerry has to offer)

Farmyard Lane Glamping
Photos via Farmyard Lane Glamping on Facebook

Farmyard lane is a luxury eco-friendly glamping spot at the centre of the Reeks District, not far from the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Gap of Dunloe areas.

With some of Ireland’s most beautiful hikes, walks and climbs on your doorstep, this is a top spot for outdoors lovers. The luxury glamping pods at Farmyard Lane have a variety of modern facilities to make guests feel relaxed.

Ideal for two people but with room for up to four, each pod is equipped with a kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, sofa bed, refrigerator, kettle and French grinder, whilst luxurious bed linen and towels and cosy throws from Kerry Woollen Mills are on offer.

With showers and a complimentary breakfast basket with locally sourced ingredients, there are eggs and honey as well as coffee from local sources. 

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3. Dingle Way Glamping

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Photos via Dingle Way Glamping on Booking.com

Offering accommodation across three separate structures, Dingle Way Glamping offers guests a variety of options.

First is the hand-crafted shepherd’s hut set within native trees close to the Slieve Mish mountains and Annascaul Lake.

A cushy, self-contained hut fully insulated and providing a shower and WC as well as a radiator for cold nights, it has a kitchenette with cooking facilities and access to a communal barbecue.

Then there is the old Dingle steam train, offering a double bed and bunk bed in the same room. This accommodation is located close to the famous South Pole Inn, originally owned by Tom Crean.

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4. South Kerry Glamping

South Kerry Glamping
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The pods at South Kerry Glamping offer a special experience, with a space incorporating a plush double bed, shower room, kitchenette and couch. Outdoors guests can enjoy a large deck for sitting out and BBQ.

Offering the ideal blend of hotel comforts and the outdoor camping experience, the pods at South Kerry glamping are great for a couples getaway, with space for up to 4 people.

Self-contained on a private plot of land within a country lane, the pods here offer isolated perfection.

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Other places to go glamping in Kerry with great reviews

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The final section of our Kerry glamping guide is packed with more unique places to go glamping in Kerry that have racked up rave reviews at the time of writing.

Below, you’ll find a variety of Kerry glamping accommodation that’ll appeal to solo travellers, couples and families. 

1. Annascaul Glamping Pods

Annascaul Glamping Pods
Photo via Airbnb

Ideal for those seeking cleanliness, luxury and convenience at the heart of Kerry’s verdant countryside, Annascaul Glamping Pods are a great place to stay.

The pods are situated in a private site close to the main house. You will have access to open spaces with a table, chairs and a BBQ for private use.

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2. Granville House Apartments and Glamping

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Photos via Airbnb

Granville House Apartments and Glamping provide a plush spot for glamping in Kerry. A new place featuring bell tents and handmade bigfoot yurts, the private bathrooms and communal kitchen on offer make this a relaxing place to stay. 

Cosy and comfortable with plush beds and unique furnishings, the yurts and tents here measure a roomy 5 meters wide, with wood burning stoves on offer.

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3. EcoPod camping on Kells beach

EcoPod kells beach
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At this EcoPod, the focus is very much on offering an eco friendly experience with minimal impact on the earth. Blending camping and a hotel stay, guests here get to enjoy a warm, plush bed, electricity and the ultimate privacy. 

Offering a stunning vista of the bay through double doors, you can enjoy watching the birds before heading to the beach to enjoy the fresh, sea air.

With a kitchen stocked with everything you need and a common area with a dining room, TV, fireplace and more, guests have everything they need.

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4. Coach Field Camp

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You’ll find Coach Field Camp off the Tralee to Dingle road, where it’s tucked away, unsurprisingly enough, in the little village of Camp.

The pods here are nice and colourful and the interiors, while compact, are clean and well equipped and sleep between 4 and 6 people.

Those that give glamping in Kerry a crack here will also have access to a dining and kitchen area. Alternatively, Ashes Pub is a short, 2-minute ramble away.

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FAQs about the best glamping Kerry has to offer

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from the fanciest glamping Kerry has to offer to the most scenic.

In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.

What are the most unique places to go glamping in Kerry?

Glamping at the Grove, Dromquinna Manor Glamping and Priory Glamping Pods.

What glampsites in Kerry are best for a couples retreat?

Dromquinna Manor Glamping and Glamping at the Grove are arguably two of the best places in Ireland for couples glamping. In fact, Glamping at the Grove is ‘couples only’.

What Kerry glamping sites are best for families? 

For those in search of family glamping in Kerry, we’ve heard good things about both Farmyard Lane Glamping and Coach Field Camp.

James Connolly is a professional writer based in London. Having lived in cities across the world including Mumbai, Medellin and Barcelona, he uses his expertise to write articles showcasing the best of global travel.

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