If you’re in search of the best places to go glamping in Wicklow, you’ve landed in the right place.
If you fancy exploring some of the many things to do in Wicklow in 2021, then why not consider basing yourself somewhere a little bit different.
Ireland’s ‘Garden County’ is home to some of the funkiest places to go glamping in Ireland, with everything from huge treehouses to pokey pods on offer.
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 Wicklow, just for you!
Our favourite places to go glamping in Wicklow
The first section of our guide is packed with our favourite places to go glamping in Wicklow. Below, you’ll find everywhere from glamping in Glendalough to some very quirky accommodation.
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1. Glendalough Glamping
If you fancy tackling some of the Glendalough walks, then this place, located in Laragh, should be right up your street.
This family-run glampsite is nestled on a picturesque 21-acre farm a stone’s throw from Glendalough and many of the county’s most popular attractions.
The pods themselves are small enough, but the glampsite is equipped with everything you need from a dishwasher and a microwave to a fridge, BBQ facilities, and much more
If you are looking for rural seclusion, but still want to be close to pubs, restaurants, and public transport, this Wicklow glamping accommodation is worth a look.
2. Knockrobin Glamping
Knockrobin is arguably one of the best-known places for glamping in Wicklow, and for good reason! This place is located right next to the Tinakilly Country House and offers magnificent views of the Irish Sea.
Expect to find nicely decorated bell tents fitted with comfy beds and hotel-style bathrooms. Electricity is available, as well as hot water at the site.
There are plenty of activities to look forward to when staying at Knockrobin Glamping in Wicklow; Guests can tackle some of the many Wicklow walks, visit some of the finest Wicklow beaches or just chill on their private balconies and enjoy magnificent nature views.
3. Clissmann Horse Caravans Glamping
Adventurous travellers looking for a unique glamping experience can book into the Clissmann Horse Caravans Glamping.
Located in Rathdrum and just a short drive from popular attractions such as Avondale House & Forest Park, this tented camp boasts a beautiful garden, private parking, and BBQ facilities.
Nestled on a private farm, the cosy glamping caravans are nicely decorated and fitted with comfortable sleeping facilities. Guests will also find a lovely communal seating area, as well as a kitchenette and a dining area.
The farm is home to a few donkeys and you can book a unique two-hour trek and learn everything there is to know about grooming these wonderful creatures. If you’re after some family glamping in Wicklow, this place should tickle your fancy.
More places for glamping in Wicklow with great reviews
The second section of our Wicklow glamping guide focuses on some other places to glamp in the Garden County that have racked up rave reviews online.
Below, you’ll find the popular River Valley Holiday Park, the Old Forge Glamping and much, much more.
1. River Valley Holiday Park
River Valley Holiday Park is boasts some of the most unique glamping Wicklow has to offer (the photo above will give you a good idea why!).
Located in the village of Redcross, this family park has it all; from motorhomes and caravans to glamping accommodation and more.
Families with children can look forward to a wide range of activities including crazy golf, pedal go-karts, archery, pool tables, and much more.
There is also a separate area where couples on vacation can enjoy some peace and quiet and get away from the noise.
2. Old Forge Glamping Wicklow
Welcome to the Old Forge Glamping Wicklow, a fabulous spot that’s nestled right in the heart of the Wicklow hills with views of Lugnaquilla.
Here, you will find 4 yurts and a cabin fitted with a personal campfire and barbecue area. If you wish to socialize with other guests and enjoy a drink or two, the site has a lovely outdoor bar.
The cabin is tastefully decorated and boasts bedrooms, cooking facilities, and a bathroom with a freestanding bath.
According to reviews, guests love the setting of this site and many reviews mention the hammocks.
3. Hidden Valley Holiday Park
Located in Rathdrum, Hidden Valley Holiday Park offers magnificent views of Avonmore River, where it offers serene views of a private lake and activities like swimming, kayaking, rowing, special cinema nights, and fishing at the Hidden Valley.
Spend a few nights at the Glamping Mini Lodge that is fitted with two double beds, a single bed, a small fridge, picnic table, and a heater in case it gets cold.
Keep in mind there is no bathroom in this glamping lodge, but the amenity block with toilets, showers, and sinks is only a few steps away.
Wicklow glamping: Where have we missed?
I’m sure that we’ve unintentionally missed out on some brilliant places to go glamping in Wicklow in the guide above.
If you have a place to recommend, let us know in the comments section below. Or, if you fancy see where else there is to stay in Wicklow, check out this guide.
FAQs about the best glamping Wicklow has to offer
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from the fanciest glamping Wicklow 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 Wicklow?
Our favourite Wicklow glamping accommodation is Glendalough Glamping, however, Knockrobin Glamping and Clissmann Horse Caravans are both excellent too.
What are the coolest places to glamp in Wicklow?
Knockrobin is arguably the coolest place for glamping Wicklow has to offer. However, the Old Forge is also very quirky, too!