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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!

Provisions
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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Great and memorable experience. Nice, small and cozy camps. Best for two people but can accommodate three. Nice and professional staff. We loved the kitchen facilities which makes up for the small size of camp. Great atmosphere. We hired bicycles and visited the whole island. Must visit place if you’re planning on staying overnight on the island. Highly recommended.
Muhammad Taqi
Muhammad Taqi
06:33 15 Nov 18
Camped here overnight when I cycled from Galway. Nice campsite, good facilities, you pay for the shower but it last ages. Good kitchen facilities and it's close to the Pubs. I set up the Tent and cycled around the sites on the island very handy.
Ray Toomey
Ray Toomey
20:30 10 Nov 18
Stayed here with my friend a few months ago. It was my highlight of the trip and I 100% recommend staying in one of the Clocháns
Anthony Marchi
Anthony Marchi
17:21 02 Oct 18
Great location and generally a good site. Felt a little unwelcomed when we arrived. We got off the ferry around 11.30am and the first thing we wanted to do was offload the tent etc... Check in isn't until 1pm which is surprising as people coming off the ferry would want to dump their stuff first surely (which they did as everyone else was doing the same as us) just doesn't seem well designed. Anyway we were allowed to set up the tent (so long as we didn't use the facilities) then went off for the day and returned late in the evening. It is a very nice site and the price is very reasonable for camping. Not sure I would stay in a pod for the price though. You could get a b&b for cheaper!
Lindsay Grainger
Lindsay Grainger
09:38 19 Aug 18
Great facilities and lovely, helpful people. Would definitively recommend and stay here again. A great family friendly site. Not suitable for parties.
Clodagh Stapleton
Clodagh Stapleton
19:04 05 Aug 18
€2 per shower, no handwash in the toilets. You have to wear wristbands for the duration of your stay which was very annoying. Also the campsite was very loud late into the night with some residents.
Stephen Crowley
Stephen Crowley
12:49 29 Jul 18
The cheapest place to stay on the island. 10euro per person in tent. 2euro extra for the shower but it's so long working that two persons can use it in this time. The pods are looking very nice but I wouldn't pay this 125euro per night for this, overpriced Ireland as usual.
Katharina Ceta
Katharina Ceta
10:36 23 Jul 18
Beautiful, quiet, across the street from a sandy beach. Huts are snug for 4 but we were outside a lot, so it never felt cramped. Laundry facilities and larger kitchen available in nearby outbuildings, wifi in main building. An excellent place to unplug and rest.
Jill Mulvey
Jill Mulvey
07:58 14 Jul 18
Eco friendly and one of the best stay I have ever been. If u hire bicycle is only two minutes from town. Walking distance is about 10 minutes. Highly recommended. Place is nice and tidy
Eva Ruzickova
Eva Ruzickova
07:10 07 May 18
Nice place to stay, with front sea view and easy to commute to the city.
Brajesh Singh
Brajesh Singh
07:01 04 May 18
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.

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