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Posted: 20.10.2016  ·  #41
Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath


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Posted: 20.10.2016  ·  #42
Is it a campsite?


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Posted: 20.10.2016  ·  #43
I believe so. It's called Loughcrew Methalitic Centre Caravan and camping.


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Posted: 20.10.2016  ·  #44
The Loughcrew Megalithic Centre has camping and its a great little site. Just down the road from the Loughcrew Cairns which are well worth a visit, assuming you can get the key which is held at Loughcrew gardens as far as i know.

We stayed there for the Autumn Equinox and enjoyed it. The road to it is very tight and a big uphill climb but if you are into Megalithic Cairns then it is well worth a visit.


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Posted: 20.10.2016  ·  #45
Ok, its looking good,

So far we have,

Camac valley Dublin,

Glen of aherlow Tipperary

Powers the pot, clonmel

Battle bridge Leitrim

Beleek ballyvary co mayo Aires by prior arrangement (it was in 2012)

Cloghervally co Tyrone

Castleward Strangford

Tollymore Forest Park (Newcastle Co Down)

Clare glen, Tandragee

Shepherds rest (not confirmed) i had a quick look on the website but couldnt see any info on dates

Woodlands tralee (closed for december and january)

Parsons Green Clogeen ,Tipperary (by prior arrangement)

Cusher valley CL , Markethill

Hill foot Dungiven

O Riordans caravan park Owenahincha Cork

Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry

Cong caravan park Mayo

Ferrybank Wexford

Lough Rynn Mohill Co Leitrim

Tree grove Kilkenny by prior arrangement

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath




any more? If anything has changed on the above list please advise as its a few years old and things do change


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Posted: 26.09.2017  ·  #46
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Posted: 27.09.2017  ·  #47
Just reading the list and I think one place needs checked out, Clouger Valley, the road signs point the way to it have been removed, could someone from that direction possibly check it out?


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Posted: 27.09.2017  ·  #48
Clogher Valley is closed.


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Posted: 27.09.2017  ·  #49
One to add to the list is Dundonald. It operates as an Aire in low season (Nov to mid March)


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Posted: 27.09.2017  ·  #50
One to add:
Powers of pot, Harney cross, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. Contact before arrival is advisable. Details on tha app.
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Posted: 02.10.2017  ·  #51
Excellent! We're hoping tomuse the van throughout the year, so this list is a great resource! Heading to Fermanagh at Hallowe'en and if we come across any sitesin that area which open throughout the year, I'll let you know.


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Ok, its looking good,

So far we have,

Camac valley Dublin,

Glen of aherlow Tipperary

Powers the pot, clonmel

Battle bridge Leitrim

Castleward Strangford

Tollymore Forest Park (Newcastle Co Down)

Clare glen, Tandragee

Shepherds rest (not confirmed) i had a quick look on the website but couldnt see any info on dates

Woodlands tralee (closed for december and january)

Parsons Green Clogeen ,Tipperary (by prior arrangement)

Cusher valley CL , Markethill

Hill foot Dungiven

O Riordans caravan park Owenahincha Cork


Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry

Cong caravan park Mayo

Ferrybank Wexford

Lough Rynn Mohill Co Leitrim

Tree grove Kilkenny by prior arrangement

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath




any more? If anything has changed on the above list please advise as its a few years old and things do change


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Check if hardstanding is available! Getting stuck on wet slippy grass is no fun.


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Posted: 04.10.2017  ·  #54
I wonder is the aire in Kilfinane, Co. Cork open all year.


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Posted: 04.10.2017  ·  #55
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I wonder is the aire in Kilfinane, Co. Cork open all year.


I believe so, it is the Car park of a pub afaik.


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I wonder is the aire in Kilfinane, Co. Cork open all year.


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I wonder is the aire in Kilfinane, Co. Cork open all year.


I believe so, it is the Car park of a pub afaik.



It's not a campsite? :/


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Posted: 05.10.2017  ·  #57
Thanks, I'm aware that it's not a campsite.


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Posted: 23.10.2017  ·  #58
Never been in a campsite,surly they are for wobbly boxes and tents


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Posted: 23.10.2017  ·  #59
I would say that quite a few Motorhomers use campsites when it suits them and sure that is the benefit of choice,we use the ones that are open all year during the winter season but mostly wild it during the summer.


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Currently in glen of aherlow...im sitting outside gaving a cuppa. Fab place, smashing evening


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Currently in glen of aherlow...im sitting outside gaving a cuppa. Fab place, smashing evening


Whats the name of the place your in ?


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Quote by nightowl

Currently in glen of aherlow...im sitting outside gaving a cuppa. Fab place, smashing evening


Whats the name of the place your in ?


Its the glen of aherlow campsite. Its fab must say.


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Stayed there last year for a 1 night stopover on my way to Doolin. Ended up a 2 night stay because my power steering pipe burst. Little pub 100 yards down the road was a lifesaver. 😉


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Posted: 02.12.2017  ·  #64
I will add Beirnes of Battlebridge, just north of Carrick on Shannon. I know because I see it discussed for a possible New Year's Eve meet up on this site. I unfortunately work on NYE :(


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Will add fairacres also


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I will add Beirnes of Battlebridge, just north of Carrick on Shannon. I know because I see it discussed for a possible New Year's Eve meet up on this site. I unfortunately work on NYE :(


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O Riordans caravan park Owenahincha Cork < --- This one is actually closed and whoever picked up the phone advertised was extremely rude, I'll be nowhere near that site ever again.

Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry <--- This is a fantastic campsite, highly recommended. Lovely lady running it as well.

NEW: Top of the Rock – Pod Pairc and Walking Centre, Drimoleague West Cort <--- another great spot open all year around. David and his wife are lovely people and extremely helpful. I was there last weekend.


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Posted: 24.12.2017  ·  #68
Just keeping this current, and roughly breaking the list into general areas


Please make contact before making a trip as things do change

Ok, its looking good,

So far we have,



North

Castleward Strangford

Tollymore Forest Park (Newcastle Co Down)

Clare glen, Tandragee

Shepherds rest (not confirmed) i had a quick look on the website but couldnt see any info on dates

Cusher valley CL , Markethill

Hill foot Dungiven

Fair acres BT67 0DL Lough Neagh



Midlands/Mid Ireland

Battle bridge Leitrim

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath

Camac valley Dublin,

Lough Rynn Mohill Co Leitrim

Cong caravan park Mayo




South

Glen of aherlow Tipperary

Parsons Green Clogeen ,Tipperary (by prior arrangement)

Woodlands Tralee (closed for December and January)

Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry

Ferrybank Wexford

Tree grove Kilkenny by prior arrangement

Top of the rock Drimoleague co Cork




any more? If anything has changed on the above list please advise as its a few years old and things do change


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Great to know about Loughshore and Dundonald for the Christmas shopping.

How realistic is it to stay in a non- winterised van with air gaps everywhere in December...? 🤔


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How realistic is it to stay in a non- winterised van with air gaps everywhere in December...? 🤔


She be nippy 😉😉


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Wear plenty, you'll be fine. 😓


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Quote by Dewagon

How realistic is it to stay in a non- winterised van with air gaps everywhere in December...? 🤔


She be nippy 😉😉


😂😂😂

The wee girl will have us tortured... it'll harden her! 😂


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Posted: 16.08.2018  ·  #73
Might sound silly Dee but done block any vents as they are there for a reason, fill in the gaps and turn up the heater and you will be good to go,
An extra duvet will make a hell of a difference.


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Norman View Fethard On Sea.
Now with 12 hard stands 7with EHU. and all the facilities. might work for a south east craic meet next year.


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Just keeping this current, and roughly breaking the list into general areas


Please make contact before making a trip as things do change

Ok, its looking good,

So far we have,



North

Castleward Strangford

Tollymore Forest Park (Newcastle Co Down)

Clare glen, Tandragee

Shepherds rest (not confirmed) i had a quick look on the website but couldnt see any info on dates

Cusher valley CL , Markethill

Hill foot Dungiven

Fair acres BT67 0DL Lough Neagh



Midlands/Mid Ireland

Battle bridge Leitrim

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath

Camac valley Dublin,

Lough Rynn Mohill Co Leitrim

Cong caravan park Mayo




South

Glen of aherlow Tipperary

Parsons Green Clogeen ,Tipperary (by prior arrangement)

Woodlands Tralee (closed for December and January)

Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry

Ferrybank Wexford

Tree grove Kilkenny by prior arrangement

Top of the rock Drimoleague co Cork

Norman View Fethard On Sea.

Eyeries Village Motor Home Park, on the Beara Peninsula, open all year round as is the onsite Cindys Café.



any more? If anything has changed on the above list please advise as its a few years old and things do change


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Posted: 30.10.2018  ·  #76
Wavecrest, Caherdaniel, Kerry, seems to be open all year and the Aires at Sneem, Kerry is not just open but free in the winter season.


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Wouldn’t it be great if this information could be added to a description field on the motorhome Parking app poi’s? Oops, have I potentially created a lot of work for someone ? 🤭


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Wouldn’t it be great if this information could be added to a description field on the motorhome Parking app poi’s? Oops, have I potentially created a lot of work for someone ? 🤭


The details are being added slowly but you are right it is a lot of work. There are a LOT more campsites on the app that you might imagine.


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Posted: 30.10.2018  ·  #79
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Ok, its looking good,

So far we have,

Camac valley Dublin,

Glen of aherlow Tipperary

Powers the pot, clonmel

Battle bridge Leitrim

Castleward Strangford

Tollymore Forest Park (Newcastle Co Down)

Clare glen, Tandragee

Shepherds rest (not confirmed) i had a quick look on the website but couldnt see any info on dates

Woodlands tralee (closed for december and january)

Parsons Green Clogeen ,Tipperary (by prior arrangement)

Cusher valley CL , Markethill

Hill foot Dungiven

O Riordans caravan park Owenahincha Cork


Wavecrest caravan park Cahirdanial Kerry

Cong caravan park Mayo

Ferrybank Wexford

Lough Rynn Mohill Co Leitrim

Tree grove Kilkenny by prior arrangement

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co Meath




any more? If anything has changed on the above list please advise as its a few years old and things do change

Whats the story with powers the pot, is closed altogether or only for the winter? I suppose the answer is already here if I made the effort to keep reading :lol:


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Posted: 30.10.2018  ·  #80
We were there recently, I think they close in Oct for Winter. There is a large field with pitches and EHU but he brings the sheep in to graze. It gets quite cold up there.


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