Northern Ireland was recently ranked the cheapest spot for camping and glamping in the UK, by Pitchup.com, the camping and glamping experts. Why not try a sustainable, cheaper travel choice this year with a glamorous, wholesome trip to the Northern Ireland countryside?
Best Value Glamping in Northern Ireland
You don’t need to take a flight to escape your everyday routine. Take the stress out of travelling and book an experience in a woodland, lakeside or countryside glamping location.
Going camping does not mean you have to forfeit your comforts, such as WIFI, network connection and a comfortable bed. Today’s campsites are more equipped than ever. Many offer electric hook–ups, showers and some even come with a private hot tubs. Here are a few to consider for a holiday this summer:
Carrickreagh Bay, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Overlooking the renowned Lough Erne, simply walk down to Carrickreagh Jetty to enjoy the serene beauty of the water. Just a short walk away is direct access to the Ely Lodge Forest, which is a 250-hectare forest. These unique pods cater for up to four people with prices starting at €168 approx.. This includes a comfy double bed and hotel-quality bed linen included, plus integrated bunkbeds tucked away, ideal for tweens or teens, see here.
Castle Ward, Strangford, County Down
Try a spot of glamping at one of the award-winning camping pods in Strangford. Nestled in a quiet corner of the sprawling Castle Ward estate, you can pitch a tent, hire a caravan or enjoy a tranquil night under the stars in the family or premier glamping pods.
From the park, enjoy spectacular views over Strangford Lough and stroll along the many walking trials that surrounded the area. You are sure to experience a wholesome stay as some of the most ancient woodlands hug your surroundings. You can pitch a tent at Castle Word for as little as €24 approx., see here.
Benone Getaways – Glamping Village, Limavady, County Derry
The site is six glamping pods, five luxury and one exclusive pod with its own private area and hot tub. All pods have access to a unique firepit and BBQ cabin that can be used by guests to cook a meal or enjoy a glass of wine around the fire. Set in a stunning location only a couple of minutes’ walk away from a seven- mile blue flagged beach. The location has scenic views of Binevenagh Mountain and the Hills of Donegal with prices starting at €209, see here.
For more information, and to help you build your perfect glamping inspired itinerary, visit here.
For family friendly tried and tested glamping options in Northern Ireland see ideas from StaycationsNI here.