Explore Ireland at your own pace with your campervan or caravan

The Wild Atlantic Way: Slea Head, County Kerry

A camping holiday in Ireland gives you ultimate freedom. Take your time, enjoy the landscape and experience the real Ireland. There are many wonderful camping and caravan parks in unspoiled locations along the West Coast but also many hidden gems tucked away in green valleys inland. Whether you like to stay close to a city or prefer to be free to tour around, you’ll find some great tips below to help you on your way. 

The best place I ever opened my eyes.

Marcel Schop on Keel Beech, Achill Island

Whether you have 4 days or 4 weeks, there is so much to see in Ireland. We have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions about camping holidays in Ireland. If you scroll down on this page, you’ll find information about the best time to travel, recommended routes, and recommended camping and caravan parks along the most beautiful touring routes. Start planning your dream holiday to Ireland today.

Camping on the west coast: magic!

Can you imagine waking up with a view over the rugged Atlantic Ocean along the west coast of Ireland – known for its high cliffs, unspoiled nature and unique culture. In one word : magic! Go whale-spotting along the southwest coast of Cork. Discover the picture-perfect fishing villages of Kerry. Take a walk along the powerful Cliffs of Moher in Clare and discover the beautiful islands off Galway and Mayo.  In Sligo and Donegal, you’ll find the highest waves and nature at its most rugged. Visit camping-ireland.ie for a complete overview of camping. Below you’ll find our tips for a holiday along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Camping and culture: the best of both worlds

Would you like to combine a wonderful camping holiday with a cultural trip along Ireland's Ancient East? Immerse yourself in the history of Ireland, visit medieval Kilkenny or the old Viking city of Waterford. Near the major cities, you’ll find great camping and caravan parks in leafy, green areas. That way you can combine nature and culture perfectly. Visit camping-ireland.ie for a complete overview of camping sites. Below we have collected some top tips and recommended camping places for you. Enjoy!

Practical tips for holidaying in Ireland with your own transport

Ireland is a wonderful destination for a holiday with your own camper or caravan. The mild sea climate ensures that Ireland can be visited all year round. A pair of sunglasses and an umbrella are your best friends! We have put together a series of FAQs (with answers). Everything from  driving on the left-hand side of the road, to toll roads, recommended routes and wild-camping in Ireland.

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