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Glamping Pod Retreat in Northern Ireland

£95 per night

Northern Ireland

Minimum 2 nights

Sleeps 2-4 people

Glamping Pod Retreat in Northern Ireland

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What You'll Do

Get off the beaten track and stay in the beautiful countryside of Northern Ireland, far from the bustle of modern life in your own private glamping pod. Disconnect from daily life and routine for as long as you need, and spend your days hiking, fishing, or simply relaxing in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the charming Emerald Isle.

Arrive and check in to your private glamping pod, then spend the next few nights enjoying the peace and tranquility this little corner of Northern Ireland has to offer.

If you need something to fill the days with, there is plenty on offer. Meander along Johnny’s Trail, planted with more than 23,000 native trees, listen to the singing birds and discover the pond, roundhouse and bushcraft area on your way.

Learn about the rich culture and heritage of the Ring of Guillon, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is steeped in myths and legends, there are countless ancient stories which have been retold around the campfire for centuries; from where Fíonn fell into the lake on top of the mountain and gained his grey hair to where Sétanta slew the hound and was thereafter named  Cúchulainn, the Hound of Ulster.

Your hosts have farmed here for years and are delighted to share their knowledge of the local area, the traditions and the famous craic for which the Irish are renowned.

there are two types of glamping pods available :

Red Deer accommodates 2 people in a double bed, with bedside lockers and dim-able bedside lights.

Pine Marten and Red Squirrel can both  accommodate 4 people in 4 single camp beds.

Each Pod comes with a small decking and grass area directly outside the pod and has its own picnic bench and fire pit all surrounded within a circular stone wall.

There is an electric heater in each pod for chiller evenings and each pod has electrical sockets and internal and external lighting.

The entrance to each pod has sensor lighting and there is an outside tap with perfectly drinkable ( and regularly tested ) local spring water.

A kettle and mugs can be provided for the pods on request.

The communal kitchen area is very close by ( 20 mtrs) with fridge, sink, kettle and an oven

The toilet and shower blocks are also very close by (20-30m.)

All bathrooms have under floor heating, shower, toilet and hand wash basin.

There are  4 of each and one is allocated to each property, to comply with COVID guidelines.

Experience
Highlights

Stay in your own cosy, private pod for a unique glamping experience

Explore the beautiful natural surroundings on a number of hikes

Switch off and get off grid for an escape from the daily grind

Your Local Host:

Pádraig

My name is Pádraig Carragher and I am a wood turner based within The Ring of Gullion in South Armagh.

As a native to the Ring of Gullion, it is my life’s passion to impart just some of the history, culture, folklore and mythology that this magical destination has on offer.

Sharing not only my knowledge of the area but to also facilitate the craft of wood turning to those who want to immerse themselves creatively.

Reviews (2)

Andre

Saturday 15th August, 2020

The owner was very friendly and told us lots about the local history. All buildings and facilities are top notch, brand new and very well looked after. I would highly recommend a stay in the house or glamping options. Keep an eye out for all of the ...

The owner was very friendly and told us lots about the local history. All buildings and facilities are top notch, brand new and very well looked after. I would highly recommend a stay in the house or glamping options. Keep an eye out for all of the very nice woodcraft items. The seating area with BBQ is stunning. Also on offer were wood turning workshop's. Very authentic campsite to the area, well worth a visit!

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Lisa

Tuesday 30th July, 2019

We stayed at here for two nights and didn’t want to leave. It’s the best campsite I have ever stayed at. Beautiful and modern kitchen with lots of dinning space. Large, modern showers all super clean and extremely well maintained. Toilets right b...

We stayed at here for two nights and didn’t want to leave. It’s the best campsite I have ever stayed at. Beautiful and modern kitchen with lots of dinning space. Large, modern showers all super clean and extremely well maintained. Toilets right beside the tent section of the campsite with hot running water. Beautiful scenery and countryside. Great play park for kids. The outdoor spaces are very well kept and looked after. Highly recommended! I’ll definitely be back!

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Location Information

The glamping retreat is situated in Northern Ireland, near the border with the Republic of Ireland. Surrounded by stunning hillsides, woodlands, rivers and lakes, it’s the perfect place to truly get away from it all and switch off for a short time.

Exact directions and an address will be provided on your booking voucher.

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FAQs

There is no mobile phone signal or wifi on site so you can digitally detox, a landline is available in case of emergency.

Wood is available on site .

Unfortunately, due to the sheep grazing close by, dogs are not allowed.

Please enquire if you would like to bring more than two people.

Yes, bedding is provided in all accommodation.

The nearest convenience store is in Mullaghbawn 1 mile away from the glamping site.

The communal kitchen has a fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, 5 ring gas hob with double ovens and grill, a toaster, plates, bowls, cutlery, glasses, saucepans, frying pan etc