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Ireland campervan hire is the best way to explore this ancient land's history, culture and natural beauty. With a rich Celtic history, unique culture and picture-perfect scenery, Ireland offers visitors plenty to experience.

Ireland has a history going back thousands of years, and much of its culture has influenced music, literature and art throughout the world. Visiting Ireland is a great way to experience these influences first-hand and immerse yourself in Gaelic culture.

When you book with motorhomebookers.com, you can hire a campervan anywhere in Ireland. We have rental partners throughout the entire country that can assist you by getting you set up and ready to go. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider campervan hire for your next holiday in Ireland.

Top 5 facts about Ireland

  1. Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is lively, featuring traditional pubs, historic buildings, a thriving arts scene and vibrant nightlife.
  2. The Cliffs of Moher on the western coast are one of Ireland’s most popular natural attractions, and visitors come from afar to see these massive steep cliffs stretching along Galway Bay's coastline.
  3. Killarney National Park is Ireland’s oldest national park and offers visitors plenty of unspoilt natural forest and wildlife, including herds of red deer.
  4. The Ring of Kerry is Ireland’s most sought-after tourist route, and campers can explore gorgeous scenery, ancient villages, and Celtic ruins along the way.
  5. One of Ireland’s most famous medieval castles is Blarney Castle outside Cork, and many come to kiss the famous Blarney Stone in the hope of receiving the “gift of eloquence”.

These highlights await you when you visit Ireland with a motorhome

When arriving in Ireland, many begin their motorhome journey in Dublin, Ireland’s capital. Here you can explore historical attractions such as Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle, have a pint at the Guinness Brewery, and explore the bars and cafes at the Temple Bar. Heading out from Dublin, explore the prehistoric monument of Newgrange to the north, the ancient city of Waterford to the south, and the coastal town of Wexford, home to several resorts and festivals.

Many of Ireland’s most famous natural attractions can be found in the southwest counties of Cork and Kerry. Here you can explore the scenic Ring of Kerry route, taking in the picture-perfect landscapes and charming towns. Cork is also home to Blarney Castle and its famous magical stone that is said to offer the gift of eloquence to those who kiss it. Head up further into county Clare to see the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and the quiet beauty of Limerick.

Head further north along Ireland’s west coast to explore the rugged beauty of Galway. Nearby is the unspoilt wilderness of Connemara National Park, while further north lies Croagh Patrick, one of Ireland’s highest mountains and an important pilgrimage site for Irish Catholics. Head further into Ireland's northwest, and you can visit the counties of Leitrim and Monaghan, which are home to several scenic lakes, canals and mountain trails.

From there, it is just a quick trip over the Irish border into Northern Ireland. Here you can explore rich and historic cities such as the walled city of Derry and Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Other scenic highlights to be found in this region include the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring thousands of interlocking basalt columns, and the magnificent Glens of Antrim.

These camper routes through Ireland are a must

There are several excellent routes to explore in Ireland with campervan hire. The Ring of Kerry is one of the most famous, taking in such sights as the Iveragh Peninsula, Killarney National Park and Torc Waterfall. This route makes an excellent addition when combined with the Wild Atlantic Way, which takes in many attractions on Ireland's west coast, including the Cliffs of Moher, Downpatrick Head and the Slieve League Cliffs.

For those interested in seeing some of Ireland’s rich Celtic history, the Boyne Valley Scenic Loop takes in several historic sites in counties Louth and Meath, including Newgrange, trim Castle and Mellifont Abbey. Finally, the Copper Coast route is a great way to explore Ireland’s southern coast, including its many beaches, coves and cliffs, along with idyllic villages and ancient sites such as Dunhill Castle.

Camper van hire: Useful information for a trip through Ireland

If arriving in Ireland by plane, most visitors fly into Dublin Airport as it is served by many international carriers. Some international carriers offer flights into Cork and Shannon Airports, in particular those coming from the United States. Smaller domestic airports can be located in Knock, Derry, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Sligo and Waterford, with two in Belfast for Northern Ireland. You will find a variety of rental partners available near these airports when you reserve your campervan rental via motorhomebookers.com.

Camping spots are plentiful around Ireland; many offer modern facilities, such as electricity and Wi-Fi, along with spectacular scenery. Some excellent options for campsites around Ireland include Valentia Island Caravan & Camping, right off the Wild Atlantic Way, the Hidden Valley Holiday Park in County Wicklow and the Share Discovery Village overlooking Lough Erne in County Fermanagh.

Rent a motorhome now and discover Ireland

Ireland offers visitors a unique cultural experience, fascinating Celtic history, and breathtaking scenery. Book a camper with motorhomebookers.com and begin discovering Ireland's treasures.

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