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How do I get to Glendalough Glamping by car via Dublin?
Dublin City to Laragh
Take the Nll / Mll south to Kilmacanogue village (24km). Glendalough is signposted from here. Take the slip-road from the Nll and follow the R755 to laragh village (25km). Stay on the main road to laragh village. In Laragh take the RllS Military Road to the Sally Gap and you will see the entrance to the site on the right. Total distance is 51km.
How do I get to Glendalough Glamping by car via Rosslare?
Rosslare Harbour to Laragh
Take the Nll/Mll north to Arklow town (83km). Follow the R747 to Woodenbridge. Turn right onto the R752, eo through Avoca village and turn left onto the R755 into Rathdrum town and proceed through to Laragh village (Woodenbridge to laragh 25km). From Laragh, turn left onto the R756 and it is 2km to Laragh village. In Laragh take the RllS Military Road to the Sally Gap and you will see the entrance to the site on the right. Total distance is 109km
How do I get to Glendalough Glamping by car via West Wicklow?
West Wicklow to Laragh
The main route from the western lowlands throu gh the mountains to Laragh village is via the ‘Wick!ow Gap’which can be accessed from the village of Hollywood . From the crossroads the N81 located 11km south of Blessington town proceed east through the village of Hollywood along the R756. The road gradually climbs into the mountains and drops down into Glendalough Valley where you will meet a T-junction (26km). Taking the turn left and keep straight for 1km and you will arrive in the village of Laragh. In Laragh take the R115 Military Road to the Sally Gap and you will see the entrance to the site on the right.
Are there public transport links to Glendalough Glamping?
Laragh village is serviced by the St Kevin’s bus service (181) from Dublin, and the TFI Local Link Bus service No. 183 from Sallins/Naas.

The St. Kevin’s Bus (181) travels from Dublin city centre via Bray and Roundwood. (

The TFI Local Link 183 runs from Naas to Laragh, and onward to Arklow train station. This bus can be taken either from Naas toward Laragh, or in the reverse direction, starting at Arklow train station and traveling to Laragh toward Naas. Timetables and a journey planner can be found on

Bus Eireann and Irish Rail service Rathdrum, a small town location 20 minutes drive to the east of the site. It is possible to walk from Rathdrum to Laragh mainly on a newly opened off-road walking route, the Avonmore Way.

It is also possible to walk to the site from Dublin along the Wicklow Way, long distance walking route (part of the European Ramblers ES walking trail). Laragh-Glendalough is at the end of stage 4 (Roundwood to Glendalough) of the route.

If you are travelling directly from Dublin Airport, there are a number of options available via Dublin or Naas, connecting with either the St Kevin Bus service (181), or the TFI Local Link bus 183. For your best transport options, use the journey planner at, with your time of arrival at Dublin airport.


Can we park our campervan or pitch tents on the property?
No. Glendalough Glamping accommodates only booked guests that stay in our pods.
Are you dog-friendly? Can I bring my pets?
No. We love animals, but we do not cater for any pets on-site.
Can I bring children?
No. We are an adult-only glamping facility, and do not cater for anyone under the age of 18.
Can I use the showers or facilities as a day-guest?
No. All on-site facilities – showers, kitchen etc, are for the sole use of our booked guests.
Can I park at Glendalough Glamping for the day?
No. For the security of our guests, we do not allow third parties to park on our property.
Do you cater for party groups (e.g., Hens/Stags)?
No. We pride ourselves on providing a peaceful and beautiful place to stay. We do not cater for party groups of any kind. Larger bookings of family or walking groups must pay a security deposit as per our General Terms and Conditions.
Can I fly my drone on or over the property?
No. Out of respect for the peace and privacy of our guests, and respect for our wildlife, we do not allow drones to be flown on, or over, the site.
Do you allow BBQs on site?
We have a number of BBQs and picnic benches on-site for you to enjoy. Disposable BBQs are not allowed to be used anywhere on the property.
Can we have a campfire?
No. We do not allow any open flames on the property – this includes campfires, candles, and camp cookers.
Do you have hot tubs?
No. There are no hot tubs.
Can I bring a non-staying guest to visit during the day?
No, only booked guests are allowed on the property. This protects the security of our paying guests.
Can I check in early?
In order to respect our staff, who work hard to make the place spotless, as a rule, we do not allow early check-in.
I'm arriving by foot/bus. Can I drop my bag in to storage before check-in?
If you are arriving by foot or public transport, bag storage is available on request. Check-in will still open at 3pm, but feel free to hike one of the trails or visit a cafe or restaurant in the meantime. Our staff will be cleaning the facilities in the Lodge until 3pm, so you won’t be able to stay on-site after dropping your bags.
Is the kitchen in the Lodge fully equipped?
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook. This includes an oven, microwave, induction cooktops, refrigerator, pots and pans, and utensils for cooking and eating. Please note that there is no freezer available in the kitchen.

Each pod has access to their own crockery and cutlery, as well as wine, beer and water glasses.
Are there tea and coffee facilities?
The kitchen in the Lodge has boiling water on tap, tea, coffee, and milk for you to enjoy. Your pod also has an electric kettle, tea, coffee, milk, and cups.
Is breakfast included?
No, we offer a self-catering accommodation service. Feel free to bring your favourite foods and use our kitchen, which opens at 7am, to prepare your breakfast.
Is there heating in the Pods?
Yes. Every pod has a small heater for your comfort on cold nights. Pods are well insulated, and you will find they are very cosy.
Is there a sofa in the Pods?
Yes. Every pod has a small sofa, cushions, and two throw rugs so you can relax and enjoy your own space.
Is there ourdoor seating?
Yes. There is outdoor seating at the Lodge, picnic tables in our BBQ area under the trees, sheltered outdoor dining, and private outdoor seating on a wooden deck outside every pod.
Do you include bed linen and towels?
Yes. Bed linen and towels are included in your pod.
Are there walk trails we can access from the site?
Yes. The Wicklow Way runs very close to our property, so you can walk to the Glendalough Valley Monastic site and lakes from your front door. A short trail also leads down to the local village of Laragh. Or ask one of our staff for other attractions, trails, and walks nearby, such as the the Glenmacnass Waterfall, or Lough Ouler (the love-heart-shaped lake).
Are there local amenities nearby?
Laragh village is a short walk away and has a pub, two restaurants, a cafe, and shop with ATM and fuel. The larger villages of Roundwood, Ashford, and Glendalough are just a few minutes drive away.


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