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Action Packed Glampsites For Families in Ireland

Last Updated: 24/12/2023

Discover action packed glampsites for families in Ireland. Find the perfect glamping site with plenty of activities onsite to keep the kids (and fun-loving adults) entertained all day long during your holiday. Make it a family adventure to remember with these packed with ultimate action glampsites in Ireland.

Let’s go Hydro has a brilliant mix of adrenaline pumping activities and slower paced activities to offer guests of all ages on a family glamping holiday in Ireland. From thrilling wakeboarding to relaxed kayaking, fresh open water swimming to their giant floating inflatable aquapark – Let’s Go Hydro is surely a must visit for all water babies – young and old!  

In terms of cool glamping in Ireland, Let’s Go Hydro takes it to another level. They have over 16 amazing glamping accommodations onsite including bell tents, bubble domes, safari tents, pods, houseboats, igluhuts, lodges, cottages and more. Each glamping accommodation is well organised with its own facilities and only a short walk through the site to the activity centre. Jump in and discover more from this action packed glampsite for families in Ireland at Let’s Go Hydro!


For a full list of activities in County Antrim – VIEW ACTIVITIES IN COUNTY ANTRIM.

Hidden Valley Resort has a wide range of adventurous activities on offer to glamping guests including a private Boating Lake where you can experience sit on top kayaking in singles or doubles (perfect for adults and kids), paddle boats and bumper boats. And we’re just getting started! Hidden Valley Resort also has Adventure Mini Golf, Combat Laser Tag, Splash Valley Aqua Park and a kid’s outdoor adventure park with multiple playgrounds, slides, a football pitch and a giant space net. If you are holidaying with someone who would prefer something a little tamer, you can book an art and crafts session and come home with your very own piece of art! When the day is drawing to a close, why not visit their onsite cinema situated upstairs in The Lakehouse? Enjoy fun bean bag seating, surround sound and a large projector screen for your favourite flicks as you unwind from your fun filled day. Screenings start at 7pm – so don’t be late! 

Hidden Valley Resort has a wonderful choice of glamping accommodations in Ireland for the whole family including Boutique Lodges that can sleep up to 2 adults and 4 kids, Boutique XL Lodges that sleep up to 2 adults and 6 kids, Glamping Mini Lodges that sleep up to 5 people and Loft House Glamping Lodges that sleep up to 6 people. Lodges overlook the Avonmore River on site and are just a short walk away from the adventure zone. Discover more about this action packed glampsite for families in Ireland at Hidden Valley Resort


For a full list of activities in County Wicklow – VIEW ACTIVITIES IN COUNTY WICKLOW.

Indulge your senses at Jungle NI, an action packed glampsite for families in Ireland! Jungle NI is 

nestled in an enchanting woodland jungle among the rolling Sperrin Mountains at the heart of Northern Ireland. Just 45 minutes from Belfast or Derry/Londonderry, on the A29 between Cookstown and Magherafelt. Experience thrilling adventure activities such as Zorbing, Paintball, High Wire Tree Top Adventure Courses, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery, Llama Trekking and so much more. Activities here are accessible for all and with such a huge choice for adults and kids – you will be sure to have an adventure of a lifetime in ‘the Jungle’.

When the sun sets and weary heroes of the day return from their adventures, there is a cosy warm cabin waiting onsite. Make your choice from the spacious and family friendly Log Cabin, the glamorous Glamping Pods and the fresh water Pond Side Cabin. It’s not glamping if there’s not a touch of luxury and good times, which is why Jungle NI also invites guests to enjoy their own roaring campfire and a tasty BBQ at each accommodation. Find out more about this action packed glampsite for families in Ireland at Jungle NI!


For a full list of activities in County Tyrone – VIEW ACTIVITIES IN COUNTY TYRONE.

East Coast Adventure is based in Rostrevor, County Down and offers a great range of organised activities that you can book on to during your family glamping holiday. Pre-arranged activities where everyone can join in on the fun include banana boating, canoeing, the climbing tower and archery. What makes East Coast Adventure even more unique is their Kid’s Summer Camp which runs daily through the months of July and August. Your kids can take part in daily fun with new friends they meet at the camp and parents can split off and enjoy a hike through the mountains (or just cosy up in your luxury glamping pod!)

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a family adventure through the Narnia Experience Walk and Silent Valley Mountain Park. You can even rent bikes from Kodak Corner and take on the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails for some serious views and fun. Return the bikes to your accommodation when you’re done and the owners will take them back for you. Make your glamping holiday to East Coast Adventure even more memorable by booking a guided experience such as a day or night yachting cruise or their ‘Greet The Sun’ walking experience. 

There are 6 self-catering glamping pods onsite, each sleeps 4 adults comfortably. Outside your pod, you can relax by the fire pit, roast marshmallows and catch up with your family about their adventurous day as the sun goes down over the Mourne Mountains. If you are searching for an adventurous glampsite for families in Ireland, check out East Coast Adventure for the ideal break.

For a full list of activities in County Down – VIEW ALL ACTIVITIES IN COUNTY DOWN.

For families seeking nothing short of an adventure on their glamping trip in Ireland, you need to check out Todds Leap. This is an action packed glampsite that is serious about fun! Ages 1-100 can find something fun to take part in during your stay here. Some of the most unique activities on offer at Todds Leap include feeling weightless as you swing over a cliff edge on their 3-person ‘Mother of Swings’, taking the ultimate leap off their 30ft Drop Zone onto a movie-quality airbag (over 18s only), challenging your strength on the climbing wall and getting a bird’s eye view of the activity centre and Blind Folded Land Rover Driving for a bit of craic – sounds fun, right?! For younger kids, be sure to visit Grandad Ben’s Ethical Zoo Trail for an unreal wild adventure – home of Tyrone’s best behaved animals!

Todds Leap offers Log Cabins that are bursting with charm overlooking the landscape of the activity centre, Clogher Valley and its surrounding area. These cosy log cabins are inspired by the traditional cottage homes that once made up the area known as Lanavoye and are perfect for larger families. The other choice of glamping accommodation is the fully fitted, uber cool, brightly coloured Snooze Boxes – perfect for families and small groups who like glamping in comfort. Seize the day at Todds Leap, an action packed glampsite for families in Ireland. 

Goleen Harbour is an eco-glampsite retreat with a keen focus on eco-tourism, sustainability, adventure and the natural world around us. Located on the east side of the sheltered harbour of Goleen, County Cork, the glampsite boasts stunning cliff views overlooking the harbour for the perfect family glamping holiday in Ireland. Goleen Harbour offers a range of action packed activities for families to enjoy during their stay including Archery Tag, Mizen Bike Hire, Seaweed Safari Tours with Coastal Foraging, an Eat Paint Love Workshop, Life Life on The Edge Guided Walking Tour and more. 

Take in the breathtaking views from your modern eco-glamping accommodation after a day of eco-education and action packed experiences. There are plenty of eco-accommodation options to choose from such as the Sherkin Eco-Cabin, Fastnet Eco-Cabin or the Alderman Geodome. Each is unique from the other and offers uncompromised views of Goleen Harbour. Find out more about Goleen Harbour as a unique eco-glampsite for an action packed glamping holiday in Ireland. 

Drumcoura City is a 50-Acre Western Themed Ranch with a Saloon restaurant, cocktail bar, equestrian centre and unique glamping accommodation. From the moment you step through the Saloon swing doors at Drumcoura City, you are immersed in a unique Western World. If you have ever dreamed about riding an American Horse like the ones in the Western films, then this is the glampsite for you. 

Drumcoura City has the largest indoor horse riding arena in the county with two large outdoor arenas and 30 stables. They say that even beginners will learn Western Riding with a few lessons – so grab your boots and kick your glamping holiday up a notch! Learn how to ride with qualified instructors and Western trained horses in their bespoke arenas, purpose built forest trails and gallops. You won’t need to worry about riding on the main road either as there are plenty of trails on the owner’s land. Other activities available at Drumcoura City include Airsoft, Fishing, Tennis and Forest Walks.

This place has a lot to offer guests especially if you are a foodie with a passion for horse riding! Work up an appetite and head over to the award winning Drumcoura City Steakhouse for a delicious dinner and drinks with the family after an action packed day of fun. 

Stay in a wooden Glamping Pod on the ranch! Each Glamping Pod has two single beds with electric points, lighting and heating – perfect for cosying down after a great day learning new skills. Find out more about Drumcoura City for an action packed glamping holiday!

Nestled in stunningly beautiful County Wicklow, River Valley Holiday Park is the perfect choice for families seeking an action packed glamping holiday in Ireland with comfortable accommodation. River Valley Holiday Park has a brilliant range of onsite and offsite activities and days out for families and those with varying levels of adventure interests.

Onsite activities include Go Karting, Tennis, Archery, Foot Golf, Table Tennis, Remote Control Cars and Boats, Crazy Golf, Pets Corner and more. Offsite you can enjoy a day of surfing at Britta’s Bay Surf School, located at the beautiful Britta’s Bay, Co. Wicklow, just 10 minutes from the Holiday Park. You can also take a day out and explore the surrounding areas. River Valley Holiday Park recommends driving to Avondale Forest Park for the forest walks, playgrounds and enjoying a picnic under the ancient trees before heading to Greenan Farm Museum and Maze for the afternoon. 

With so much going on onsite and plenty of places to explore offsite, there’s no wondering why we included River Valley Holiday Park in our Action Packed Glampsites for Families in Ireland blog! 

If you are heading off for an action packed glamping holiday in Ireland anytime soon, remember to have fun and use Glamping in Ireland to help you search, book and stay at your chosen location! Please let us know where you choose and don’t forget to tag us in your ‘instaworthy’ snaps with #glampinginireland and @glampinginireland – view our Social Media profile.

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