You don’t have to suffer through the elements thanks to these cosy and practical pods

The good news is, darker skies bring brighter stars, cooler weather means cosy fires and falling leaves make for Insta-worthy walks.

While camping out during the October half-term break might not sound like much fun, don’t worry, a Further Space glamping experience offers the perfect blend of indulgent escape and amazing adventure that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

There is no better time of year to pack your favourite sweater and book a unique space to stay in an unexpected place with the people and/or pets you love.

With Further Space glamping pods catering for up to four people, they provide everything you will need. With WIFI available, as well as a comfy double bed, spectacular showers, high-quality bed-linen, a coffee dock, integrated bunk beds and even a private hot tub in some sites, you might not want to leave.

To help you plan the perfect half-term break under the stars, Further Space has compiled a list of amazing sites in beautiful places across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The luxury interior will surprise most people

Thornfield Farm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Enjoy these luxury glamping pods nestled close to the Dark Hedges, made famous as the setting for Kingsroad in Game of Thrones and close to other filming locations from the worldwide blockbuster.

The unique pods are located on private farmland and guests will have the chance to feed the hens and see baby lambs. And, with the glamping pods located just a 12-minute drive from Ballycastle and its beautiful beach, they offer the perfect opportunity to catch some gnarly waves on your surfboard, chase the gentle ones as you paddle along the shoreline or simply enjoy the refreshing feel of sand on your feet.

Other local attractions include the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Ballintoy Harbour. Finally, after a full day exploring, you can retreat to your own private hot tub to unwind – exclusive to one pod only so get booking!

The perfect glamping solution as the cold weather kicks in

Belmullet, County Mayo, Ireland One of the crown jewels of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and recognised as ‘The Best Place to Go Wild In Ireland’ Belmullet glamping pods offer the perfect coastal adventure for families, couples and friends.

With the perfect blend of nature, activities, wilderness and beauty, Belmullet has something to offer every adventure seeker, hiker and water sport enthusiast. While enjoying a stay in one of the four luxury pods, you are sure to be spoilt for choice when planning what to do but make sure to visit Belmullet’s famous beauty spots such as The Inishkea Islands, Dun na mBó and Blacksod Bay.

And, on the way back to your luxury pod which comes equipped with its own dedicated fire pit, make sure to call in to Lavelle’s Eagle Bar, located just around the corner from the pod site, for a wonderful evening of ‘craic agus ceol’.

The Further Space units are child and pet friendly

Carrickreagh Bay, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

These cosy, fully furnished pods will provide the perfect escape for the whole family. Set directly looking out on the renowned Lough Erne, guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll to Carrickreagh Jetty to enjoy the tranquility as they soak up the serene beauty of the lough.

For those who want a little more adventure, the 250-hectare Ely Lodge Forest is just a short stroll away while the site is also part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark where guests can enjoy a wide range of both above and underground experiences.

The site is also just five minutes from Enniskillen where you will be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of restaurants, pubs, major attractions, beauty spots and events. After a great day making unforgettable memories why not relax in style in your very own eco-friendly hot tub – exclusive to one pod only so get booking!

‘Smores by the camp fire is a must for any trip

Leitrim Lodge, County Down, Northern Ireland Nestled in the heart of Northern Ireland’s most storied mountain range, the Mourne Mountains, Leitrim Lodge pods offer a perfect getaway.

The perfect break for the young, and young at heart, there is lots to keep everyone entertained while enjoying your well-earned break in these unique and stylish pods. With the backdrop to this site inspiring author C.S Lewis’ vision of Narnia why not step onto to the Narnia Trail at Kilbroney Forest.

You can also hand-feed sheep and goats, stroke rabbits and guinea pigs and groom ponies at Fort Evergreen or get up close and personal with Cranfield’s Alpacas. Rugged adventurers can enjoy a hike up Northern Ireland’s highest peak – Slieve Donard – from the top you will be able to enjoy stunning views of Newcastle Beach and the Isle of Man, Wicklow, Donegal, Wales and Scotland.

Kinelarty, County Down, Northern Ireland These stylish and super comfortable pet-friendly pods offer a perfect rural glamping holiday. History buffs are sure to be fascinated with all the historic attractions associated with St Patrick just moments away in Downpatrick.

The site is also just a short drive from Newcastle, Ballynahinch, Crossgar and other small villages where you will be spoilt for choice across a diverse range of restaurants, pubs, major attractions and beauty spots including Castle Ward, Delamont Country Park and the Mourne Mountains.

And, what better way to end an unforgettable day than by unwinding in style in your very own eco-friendly hot tub which is exclusive to one pod only so get booking!

If you would like to book a luxury stay or get more information click here

published 2023-09-20 18:09:03