Situated beside Bantry Bay, the camping park is a good base for exploring the Mizen and Beara peninsulas, taking a boat trip to nearby Garnish Island, and there are some gorgeous trails through the forest park -- including one to Lady Bantry's Lookout.Sailing, boating, sea kayaking and angling are available in the area, too.Details: Pitches range from €10 for a solo cyclist or hiker to €12 per unit, plus €2 per person, for couples, families or groups. Best for views Mannix Point, Kerry Location, location, location.
Details: Pitches range from €8.50 from a solo hiker or cyclist to €27 for a unit with two adults and two children. Best seaside set-up Acton's Beachside Camping Park, Galway The clue is in the name.Facilities here include a play area and a deli selling everything from homemade cakes to barbecue-friendly burgers and steaks, but the big draw is the direct access to water.Views stretch over Kenmare Bay, dolphins and basking shark have been seen offshore, and a rib boat -- Iolar na Mara -- offers trips up the coastline and Sneem estuary from €25pp.Details: Pitches from £12/€15 for a single cyclist or hiker to £20/€25 for a camper van. Best for music Glengarriff Caravan & Camping Park, Co Cork Visiting musicians are always welcome at this West Cork camping park, where the on-site bar and lounge has a reputation for its regular live music shows.
But don't worry if you've come to West Cork to tune out.
The yurts come with log stoves, gas cookers, real beds, solar-heated showers and overhead windows that are perfect for night-time star-gazing.