Rent the best campervans and motorhomes near Cork
Expect two things from your motorhome adventure: spectacular, beautiful landscapes and a lot of delicious food. Rent a campervan in Cork and drive to some of the most beautiful spots present in Ireland and the world.
This unique town is integrated into our two road trip itineraries – Ireland Road Trip and South Ireland Road Trip – precisely because it has so much to offer to campervan travellers. From the rich hinterlands to the picturesque Irish coastline to the vibrant urban life, there are plenty of things for you to see by campervan, explore, and visit this Irish city and its outskirts.
Drive your campervan or motorhome rental to the west of Cork, and you'll encounter Gougane Barra Forest Park. Located at the edge of the Sheehy mountains, tucked in the valley, this is a fantastic place to connect with nature. You can go hiking, walk through unique trails, and enjoy water activities in the lake and River Lee.
Also to the west, from Cork to the Beara Peninsula, there is a stunning place called Killarney National Park with unique ecosystems where you can walk, trail, climb, and canyon. This national park comprises impressive mountains, the famous lakes of Killarney, magic woods, and breathtaking waterfalls. The park is also equipped to entertain visitors with indoor activities during bad weather days.
Take your campervan or motorhome around Cork's surrounding area and explore the several enchanting forests. It's possible to find outdoor activities in some of them, such as in the Moanbaun Woods, southeast direction.
Travel in your campervan or motorhome along the coast of west Cork for an unforgettable experience. You'll get fantastic ocean views from mountainous peninsulas on one side and picturesque, colourful coastal villages. Drive south and start with a surfing adventure at Garretstown beach and Inchydoney beach. Then drive your rental in the direction of Courtmacsherry, to Baltimore, where you do scenic diving.
Visit the western peninsulas of coastal Cork: Mizen Peninsula, Sheep's Head Peninsula, and Beara Peninsula. Besides the incredible sights, you can enjoy water sports at these locations, as well as historical attractions.
You can find outdoor, fun activities in rivers and lakes too. In western River Lee, for example, you can do kayaking and canoeing. Northwest, park your campervan or motorhome and dip in Lough Leane. This is also a fantastic destination for boat riding, kayaking, canoeing, and wakeboarding. Moreover, you can get an excellent tour of Ross Castle.
Park your campervan or motorhome rental in the Glengarriff Caravan & Camping. Besides offering electricity, drainage, and showers, this campground provides a kitchen, free Wi-Fi, a laundry room, a playground, and an onsite bar and restaurant.
Drive your rented campervan northwest, in the direction of the Dingle Peninsula, until you reach Fossa Caravan and Camping Park, another lovely campsite near Cork. To the west, you find Dunbeacon Camping and Glamping, ideal for campers who seek to connect to nature deeply. This campsite is tiny, so make a reservation if you want to spend the night here. Avoid making reservations ahead of bank holidays, as some campsites don't allow it. Also, remember that some campgrounds require payment at the time of booking. That is the case with Fossa Caravan and Camping Park.