Not only is glamping a fun accommodation option for wedding guests, but luxury camping is the perfect hen party activity, regardless of whether your group is outdoorsy, extravagant or both! It’s also becoming popular as a mini-moon option for nature-loving couples who want to get away from it all. We’ve rounded up the 16 best places to go glamping in Ireland, covering everything from boho bell tents to shepherd’s huts and Mongolian-style yurts. We’ve also got a handy post on glamping spots in the UK right here, but if you’re staying in Ireland, you’ve come to the right place!
1. Rock Farm Slane
A unique rural hideaway in the heart of the Meath countryside, Rock Farm Slane is an ideal spot for switching off from wedding planning and kicking back with your favorite girls! The accommodation is drop-dead gorgeous, from the homely yurts and shepherd’s huts on the glamping site, which is open from April to November, to the strawbale guesthouse, The Lime House, which offers hen party packages all year round. There’s even a hot tub!
rockfarmslane.ie | Co. Meath
2. Ballyvolane House
For a chic and stylish glamping experience in Ireland, look no further than Ballyvolane House. Known for hosting laid-back, sophisticated weddings, and for its small-batch gin, Bertha’s Revenge, the Ballyvolane team deliver an exceptionally luxurious glamping experience across bell tents and their unique glamping ark, which includes gourmet breakfasts and the option to have a house party-style dinner in the main house.
ballyvolanehouse.ie | Co. Cork
3. Mount Druid Glamping
A boutique glamping site located in one of our favorite wedding venues, Mount Druid glamping boasts a pretty wide range of accommodation options, including tigíns, tin huts, and yurts! The shepherd huts even have their own stoves, so you’ll be comfy and cosy no matter what the weather.
boutiquecamping.ie | Co. Westmeath
4. Glamping Under the Stars
Whether you’re staying in a spacious bell tent, cosy wood cabin, or a vintage-look shepherd’s hut, you’ll find all the comforts of home at this glamping site, including luxurious bedding and hot showers. Although it’s a self-catering site, you can arrange for activities such as silent discos, chocolate tastings and flower crown workshops in The Glamp House.
glampingunderthestars.ie | Co. Laois
5. Portsalon Glamping
Boasting a phenomenal location that overlooks the North Atlantic ocean, Portsalon Glamping in Donegal is easily one of Ireland’s most scenic glamping options. Comprising five luxurious yurts, each boasting king size beds and wood-burning stoves, it’s ideal for a memorable weekend away.
donegallamping.com | Co. Donegal
6. Wildflower Glamping
Hidden away on the top of a hill, overlooking the stunning Co. Cavan countryside, Wildflower Glamping is beautiful boutique camping space with charming tents, quaint caravans, pretty painted wagons and an adorable hobbit hut. If you plumb for this option, we highly recommend a spa day at the nearby Farnham Estate!
wildflowerglamping.ie | Co. Cavan
7. Galway Glamping
In the pretty surroundings of Brooklodge Demesne along the Abbert River, you’ll find Galway Glamping, a welcoming estate that’s home to lodges, cabins and yurts. All kinds of activities are catered to, from kayaking to cupcake decorating!
glampingwesternway.ie | Co. Galway
8. Teapot Lane Glamping
You’re spoiled for choice at Teapot Lane Glamping, where options include yurts, vintage caravans, and the most adorable treehouse. Hen party packages can be tailored to include everything from surfing and afternoon tea to abseiling, so this is a good option for all kinds of brides-to-be.
glampingireland.ie | Co. Sligo
8. Tepee Valley
A sweet little glamping village in Co. Armagh, Tee Pee Valley is home to log cabins, tin huts, caravans, shepherd’s huts, yurts, tents and even a gorgeous little geodesic dome! Between the beautiful scenery and the cosy communal fire pit, this is a perfect place to host the ultimate sleepover!
tepeevalleycampsite.co.uk | Co. Armagh
9. Podumna Village
This tree-lined hideaway in South-East Galway is home to an enchanting collection of ecopods, which all come with heating, electricity, luxury bedding, and a cute little deck, as well as some more traditional tents. For hen parties, the Podumna team can organise a bus to Galway city for a big night out, a boat cruise along the Shannon, yoga, cocktail making classes and everything in between!
podumnavillage.ie | Co. Galway
10. Butterfly Valley
There are three large bell tents on offer at Butterfly Valley in Co. Kilkenny, making it perfect for an intimate pre-wedding bash. As for activities, you can choose between chocolate workshops, afternoon tea, yoga and wine tastings.
butterflyvalleyglamping.ie | Co. Kilkenny
11. Dromquinna Manor
If you go down to the woods at Dromquinna, you’ll find not teddy bears, but custom-made safari tents imported from India to offer some of the best glamping in Ireland. The last word in luxury, they are even designed to stay quiet when it’s raining. Each tent has its own spacious deck area that makes the most of the view, and they are furnished like a five-star hotel room with antique furniture.
dromquinnamanor.com | Co. Kerry
12. The Wild Rooms
A unique boutique retreat nestled into nature, that are more cabins than tents, but perfect for anyone who is a camping first-timer. Enjoy an organic breakfast in the morning, before taking a sea swim at the nearby beach.
thewildrooms.com | Co. Wexford
13. Sperrinview Glamping
An amazing site for star gazers, your individual pod is situated on one of Northern Ireland’s Dark Sky Sites at the foothills of the Sperrin Mountains. Like in bed and looks at the night sky though the special viewing window. Each pod has its own kitchenette and shower room, and it’s an ideal location for close by hiking and biking trails for groups.
sperrinviewglamping.com | Co. Tyrone
14. Willowtree Glamping
Located at the beautiful seaside village of Annalong at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, this spot is as good for romance as it is bigger parties. Choose from log cabins, yurts, a shepherd’s hut or our favorite, the luxurious Goldfinches Retreat (pictured) that boasts its own hot tub and sauna.
willow3.co.uk | Co. Down
15. Wild Atlantic Camping
Enjoy a taste of West Cork island life in one of 10 luxury bell tents situated along the shores of Bere Island. It’s a simple but pretty set up inside, but outside there are views over Lawrence Cove in beautiful Bantry Bay, and you can sit back and relax on your private terrace. Prosecco as well as marshmallows for toasting in your welcome pack! With yoga, running and even ukulele retreats, there’s a lot of fun to be had for a hen.
wildatlanticglamping.ie | Co. Cork
16. Finn Lough
This one really if for the lovers who want something special for their mini-moon. The forest domes are tucked away in a private woods on the shores of Lough Erne, and the glass surrounds allow you to fully immerse yourself in nature, and gaze up at the starry sky above. Luxurious extras include a roll top bath in which you can let your wedding stress ease away.
finnlough.com | Co. Fermanagh
Looking for more hen party inspiration? Check out our Ultimate List of Hen Party Ideas or these 10 Airbnbs in Ireland for the Perfect Hen or Stag Weekend