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Glamping In Wicklow: 7 Glamping Sites In Wicklow

One of the most scenic counties in Ireland with the majestic Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough, there is no doubt that Wicklow is an ideal destination for glamping. From the coast surrounding its city to the hills and the lake, those who are looking for a nature retreat won’t be disappointed.

Glamping in Wicklow means being surrounded by some of the Emerald Isle’s most unforgettable sceneries. Whether you fancy a cute pod or a luxury tent, here are some of the best Wicklow glamping locations to consider on your next getaway. 

Glamping In Wicklow: 7 Glamping Sites In Wicklow

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1.River Valley Park

Couples, families, a group of friends, and even solo travelers looking to go glamping in Wicklow should find the ideal accommodation in River Valley Caravan and Camping Holiday Park. Quiet and secluded, guests can choose from a variety of glamping accommodations. 

For solo travelers and couples, the Treehouses and Microlodges are ideal. They are both well furnished and comfortable, easily accessible to the outdoor bathroom and common kitchen area.

Families and groups of friends, meanwhile, would love the Kukoo Hut and Maxilodge, both spacious enough for kids and adults alike. All glamping accommodations at the River Valley Park are furnished with comfortable beds and a small sitting area.

Amenities: Access to the Secret Garden adult camping area, kid-friendly family camping area

Address: Main Street, Ballygillaroe, Redcross, Co.Wicklow, A67 H799



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2. The Old Forge Glamping, County Wicklow

Located in the Wicklow hills, The Old Forge Glamping is perfect for those looking for a quiet retreat close to nature, yet still accessible to modern comforts. The cozy glamping accommodations have views of Lugnaquilla’s heights and are close to attractions like the Huntington Castle. Guests who are up for an adventure can hike up the Mangan’s Loop. For an easier hike, the Altamont Gardens by the Slaney River is a great option. 

Glampers at The Old Forge can stay in any of their four yurts or their log cabin. All of their glamping accommodations are furnished with a sleeping and sitting area, with its barbecue pit and campfire. There are common bathrooms and kitchen facilities all within walking distance from the campsite. Guests at the glamping site also have access to an outdoor bar to relax with a drink after a day of hiking and exploring the area. 

Amenities: each yurt has its campfire, barbecue area, access to outdoor bar

Address: Munny House, Money Upper, Munny Upper, Co. Wicklow



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3. Knockrobin Glamping, Wicklow

A unique Wicklow Glamping spot located behind the glorious Tinakilly House Hotel, Knockrobin Glamping combines hotel comfort and off-grid relaxation. The glamping tent at Knockrobin has views of the gorgeous Wicklow countryside. From their deck at the glampsite, guests can even catch a glimpse of the Irish Sea.

Each glamping tent at Knockrobin has its own deck and small sitting area to enjoy the surrounding views. The well-insulated accommodation comes with a comfortable bed and beddings, and close access to toilets and bathrooms that are only a few steps from the tents. 

Since the glamping tents are located in the Tinakilly House Hotel grounds, guests can easily go in for a meal at the restaurant or to hang lunch out in the lounge. The Broadlough nature reserve is also close by, and it’s a lovely place for a stroll for guests who want to explore the area. 

Amenities: Each tent has power for lights and charging gadgets, hot showers available 24/7, on-site parking.

Address: Knockrobin Glamping. Entrance at Tinakilly Country House Hotel, Rathnew, County Wicklow



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4. Glendalough Glamping

Situated on a family farm and occupying 21 acres, Glendalough Glamping offers comfortable accommodations for those looking to experience this top Wicklow attraction.

The glamping site has some of the best views of Glendalough Valley as well as Wicklow Mountains National Park. It is also close to many attractions like the well-known Monastic Site with Round Tower as well as serene lakes and green valleys. 

Glendalough glamping pods are sturdy and compact and can sleep up to four persons. Each unit has the basics – a cozy double bed and sofa bed, and a small sitting area.

Each pod has a small patio, access to a fire pit, and within walking distance to the outhouse where the toilets and showers are, as well as a common kitchen and dining hall.

The area caters to those who want to relax, but activities like biking and hiking are also encouraged to see more of the county’s stunning scenery. 

Amenities: Free wifi, private parking, access to common kitchen and bathroom 

Address: Laragh, County Wicklow, Ireland



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5. Hidden Valley Holiday Park 

A Wicklow glamping area that caters to couples and families on a getaway close to nature, Hidden Valley offers mini lodges with views of the Avonmore River.

The glamping units are located within the grounds of a holiday park, which offers various activities to keep guests entertained and to see more of its lush surroundings. Guests may explore the walking trails, or relax in idyllic picnic spots spread throughout the park. 

The glamping accommodations at Hidden Valley are called mini lodges, and each can accommodate up to five people. Each unit has two double beds, a single bed, lights, and a heater. There is a small kitchen with the basics like a fridge and a kettle, as well as a  picnic table.

Beddings are not provided so guests are advised to bring their own pillow and blankets. There is no en suite or a kitchen in the mini lodge, but these can be accessed just a few steps away from the unit. 

Amenities: Communal kitchen, separate outhouse for toilets and showers 

Address: Lower Main St, Glasnarget North, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Ireland



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6. Clissman Horse Caravans 

Located within a ten-minute drive from Glendalough and with sweeping views of the Wicklow countryside, the Clissmann Horse Caravans offers a unique Wicklow glamping experience.

These glamping caravans are ideal for couples and families alike. Charming and quirky, these accommodations are tucked under a tree, on a family farm along with friendly horses and donkeys. 

The Clissmann glamping caravans are cozy inside and can accommodate a couple or a small family. Each caravan is furnished with a fold-down double bed and a pull-out double bed, with beddings and towels.

A small kitchen area is equipped enough for guests to prepare breakfast and simple meals. The outdoor showers are just a hundred meters away from the caravan park. The communal area, meanwhile, offers free wifi and a charging port for gadgets. 

Amenities: Outdoor showers, communal area for free wifi and charging

Address: Clissmann Horse Caravans, Cronybyrne, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, A67YP82



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7. The Avon Yurts 

The fabulous yurts of residential resort and events place The Avon are only available during the summer months.

However, they are still worth trying as they are among the most luxurious Wicklow glamping one could experience. The yurts look more like hotel rooms than glamping accommodation. 

Each yurt has a bed, sitting area, small kitchen, and bathroom. Outside, there is a deck that looks out to the stunning Blessington Lakes.

Since the yurt is within the premises of The Avon, guests are guaranteed access to the dome of the resort’s finest restaurants and bars. The Avon Yurts are hands down, the best option for anyone who’s up for an ultimate glamping experience. 

Amenities: private deck with lake views, free.parking, free Wi-Fi, access to The Avon restaurants and bars

Address: The Avon, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, W91 HFX3



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