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Camping – Wild Atlantic Way

Camping accommodation on the Aran Islands
Aran Islands Camping and Glamping is an ideal destination for a short break, and is located right in the centre of the Wild Atlantic Way. If you are looking for an affordable way to stay on the Aran Islands, camping on Inis Mor could be for you!

Aran Camping and Glamping
The Aran Islands are located on the west coast of Ireland, just a few nautical miles away from Galway. A popular destination for day-trippers during the summer, they also attract people who want to stay a little longer in order to better appreciate their stunning beauty. Inis Mor is the biggest of the three islands, and also the best island on which to stay. There is a range of accommodation on offer there, with the new Camping and Glamping site offering a good budget choice for outdoors lovers.

The Campsite

Camping on Inis Mor
Aran Camping and Glamping is just a short walk away from Kilronan, the island’s main town and ferry port. With a wonderful position overlooking Frenchman’s Beach and across Galway Bay, it is a purpose built campsite suitable for a short break or extended holiday. The campsite on Inis Mor consists of 9 glamping pods, and a number of tent pitches. The tent pitches are all positioned close to the camp facilities which include camp kitchen, BBQ area, shower and w/c block, dishwashing facilities, and water supplies.

Getting to Inis Mor
The new campsite on Inis Mor can be reached by taking one of two ferries from the Irish mainland. The first runs from Rossaveal near Galway and has crossings all year. The second runs from Doolin, and is operational on a seasonal basis between April and October. As no vehicles can be transported on the ferries, it is important to keep in mind that you will need to find a way to pack and carry your camping gear. The walk from the ferry port at Kilronan to the campsite takes less than 10 minutes.

What to bring when camping on Inis Mor
Unless you wish to stay in one of the glamping units (which are fully self-contained), you will of course need to bring the essentials over with you when camping on Inis Mor, such as tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat etc. You will also need to bring over any cooking equipment if needed. Suitable clothing for the season is highly recommended, and don’t forget a towel!

There are plenty of places on the island where you can buy a nice warm meal and enjoy a cold beer, as well as where you can buy essentials to prepare your own meals if you so wish. The Spar supermarket is where most people, including the locals, stock up on supplies, and fresh fish is also available in the town. There are pubs and restaurants serving good food all over the island, and you might like to check out our short guide on where to eat on Inis Mor on this site.

What to do on Inis Mor
Inis Mor is a very compact island, but there is still a lot to see and do! Many of the people who stay on the campsite are outdoor lovers, and base their activities around that. Fishing is proving to be a popular activity for many people camping on Inis Mor, as is hiking and cycling. Bikes can be hired by the day, and are a great way to get around the island to see the sights.

When to camp on Inis Mor
Aran Camping and Glamping is open all the year around. During the winter months, most people opt for the glamping units, but some hardy souls do choose to camp at this time as well! Whilst the site is new, it can still get busy at times, particularly when a major festival such as the infamous Ted Fest takes place. If you plan on visiting Inis Mor during any of the major festivals, we strongly suggest booking a tent pitch well in advance.

Click here to go to the facilities page for a full list of what is available at Aran Camping and Glamping.
Learn more about why taking children camping is so important
Getting to the Aran Islands

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Very satisfactory ! Thank you very much ! 😊
Charlotte Tailland
Charlotte Tailland
13:57 02 Apr 18
The welcome was very good. I recommend this place.
Louise Camille Desroches
Louise Camille Desroches
13:38 02 Apr 18
After a hard walking, my friends and i was very satisfising by the welcome the camping had offert to us! Thank you so much
fier d etre moi
fier d etre moi
13:34 02 Apr 18
Very satisfying, they welcome us when we were freezing outside, so thank youuuuuu
Lou acl
Lou acl
13:31 02 Apr 18
Absolutely loved it! Wish we could have stayed longer
Sarah Nash
Sarah Nash
00:03 21 Feb 18
From start to finish I'd an excellent three day stay here.The owner was a gentleman, he unexpectantly to us, was waiting at the port for the ferry to arrive to collect his guests and drive them to the glamping site.Being midweek early October it was quiet with only a few pods occupiedThe pods were first class, spotless, like a hotel room with everything you'd want.The location is perfect, a few minutes walk from the port and Kilronan village with a beach and amazing views out over the water.It was sad having to leave, really looking forward to returning.
Mike Foxtrot
Mike Foxtrot
20:43 01 Nov 17
great staff and lovely acommadations right beside sea.
liam gray
liam gray
00:15 20 Oct 17
Good place to camp, 10 euros a night, 2 euros shower, nice kitchen
Javier Garside
Javier Garside
10:36 25 Aug 17
A must-try experience on Inishmore. Amazing setting and fun design.
Matt Finn
Matt Finn
02:58 08 Aug 17
Free entry to Dun Aonghasa fort offered with stay. Brand new and excellent facilities at time of writing, great location for Kilronan with beach on the doorstep. Only downside was expensive (€2) shower tokens and painfully scalding water from the showers (solar heated, very hot day)! Otherwise excellent.
Daniel Keeling
Daniel Keeling
23:20 11 Jul 17
We stayed at Aran Camping Glamping over the weekend and found it a superb place for a break. The Units are tastefully designed and very clean. The water in the shower was hot, the kitchen room spacious, and it was close enough to the main village. Will definitely return!!
Ciara Duffy
Ciara Duffy
13:40 27 Feb 17

Aran Camping Glamping is conveniently located in the center of The Wild Atlantic Way. It is accessible from both Doolin (The Cliffs of Moher) and Rossaveal (Galway / Connemara).
Sligo Galway  -  Connemara -  Doolin -  Cork

The combination of fantastic Aran Islands self-catering Glamping and Camping accommodation, numerous outdoor activities and famous Irish hospitality makes Aran Camping & Glamping the perfect choice for a short break, corporate day out or simply a family holiday to remember on the Aran Islands.

Aran Camping & Glamping, Frenchman's Beach, Inis Mor, The Aran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland.

Tel: +33(0)86 189 5823
Email: arancampingglamping@gmail.com

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