Glamp Champs: A tenting break with a distinction in Waterford

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Ardmore Glamping Pods, Co Waterford

Seaweed baths on the Wellness Spa within the Cliff Home Resort in Ardmore, Co Waterford

Inside of a pod at Ardmore Glamping Pods, Co Waterford

Marmosets on the Ardmore Open Farm in Co Waterford

St Declan’s Manner in Ardmore, Co. Waterford. Photograph: Pól Ó Conghaile

Ardmore Cliff Stroll in Waterford

Leslie Ann Horgan

Glamp Champs: A tenting break with a distinction in Waterford

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Birdsong and butterflies punctuate the air over the wildflower meadow forward, which melts into rolling inexperienced fields that in flip grow to be a shimmering sea.

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Birdsong and butterflies punctuate the air over the wildflower meadow forward, which melts into rolling inexperienced fields that in flip grow to be a shimmering sea.

I pad inside my timber cocoon to stretch out on the sofa. The calm is barely damaged by the odd unique squawk from the enclosures up the hill. If not for the glass of Prosecco in my hand, glamping would possibly really feel like meditating…

High Tip

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Inside of a pod at Ardmore Glamping Pods, Co Waterford

With a lot working round to be finished, your troops will work up an urge for food. Hold prices down for a household by stocking up on the grocery store in close by Youghal and cook dinner utilizing the communal kitchen or outside BBQs.

Insider Intel

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Marmosets on the Ardmore Open Farm in Co Waterford

Company get 15computer off entry to the Ardmore Open Farm (€11pp/€41 for a household of 4, open Fri-Solar till Could, with prolonged days in excessive summer time) which shares the location. No boring patch of mud, this mini zoo is residence to marmosets (above), chinchillas and an albino python, amongst different wonders. Inside, there is a cafe (no tickets required) serving breakfast, lunch and early dinner. Mother and father can chill out there whereas budding zoo-keepers check out the climbing frames, ball pit and smooth play areas.

Responsible pleasures

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Seaweed baths on the Wellness Spa within the Cliff Home Resort in Ardmore, Co Waterford

 

I ramped up the glamp with a morning on the Wellness spa on the close by Cliff Home Resort. There, I drank within the views of Ardmore Bay from the consolation of an open-air seaweed tub (€40 for 45 minutes, cliffhousehotel.ie).

Feeling renewed, I strolled into city, stopping to browse for crafts in The Anchor Boutique and Ardmore Pottery & Gallery (ardmorepottery.com). On Most important Road, there’s an inventive ode to cattle to be discovered within the Brighid Shelly gallery (brighidshelly.ie) which doubles as an intimate wine bar on summer time evenings. After a lunch of tasty chips – this glamper’s nod to pageant meals – at Shipmates diner, I had a banoffee I would promote my wellies for within the upmarket Whitehorses Restaurant.

Glitches

The glamping web site is a few 3km out of Ardmore city, alongside a busy street that is not protected to stroll on. Visits to the seaside and outlets require a automobile.

Get there

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St Declan’s Manner in Ardmore, Co. Waterford. Photograph: Pól Ó Conghaile

Ardmore is 50 minutes from Cork and an hour from Waterford by automobile. Leslie Ann was a visitor of Ardmore Glamping Pods, which open from February to early November. They sleep as much as 4 folks and price €125 per night time.

To ebook, name (024) 87600 or see ardmoreglampingpods.ie.

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