8 Of The Best Outdoor Swimming Spots in Ireland

8 Of The Best Outdoor Swimming Spots in Ireland

This summer has been amazing so far in Ireland and because of that, outdoor swimming has been super popular. A trip to Ireland doesn’t always conjure up images of lazy beach days and sunshine but this summer it really has been just that.

If you are heading to the Emerald Isle for a holiday or are already here then you’ll definitely want to read about 8 of the best outdoor swimming spots in Ireland below.

The 5 Best Places to Visit in Scotland this Summer

If you are heading to Scotland for a summer break then there are so many wonderful things to get up to, but make sure to pack for all manner of weather and temperatures as the climate is a little unpredictable year round and there is no guarantee of balmy summer days, that said these days do exist this far north, much to many peoples doubt! 

We’ve sought out some of the best places to visit in Scotland this summer, have a read.

5 of the Best Campsites in Devon

Whether you are a seasoned camping pro, are relatively new to the camping game or are just considering buying a tent and getting into it all, camping is a great way to take a break without having to spend a fortune and it is really, really fun (honestly!) With beautiful campsites all over the UK, we focus here on Devon since during the summer months its a stunning part of the country to visit.

Here are some of our favourites.


1.Secret Spot Camping, Braunton

Secret Spot is a gorgeous little camping spot which is aptly named since its pretty hard to find! Don’t be put off though once you find it you’ll be rewarded with beautiful flower gardens, barbecue’s, picnic spots and relaxation spots with benches hidden away in little nooks and crannies.

This campsite is nestled in totally unspoilt countryside where you might see butterflies, dragonflies, owls and bats.

Super close to Croyde Bay its a great spot if you are a surfer or beach go-er and the lovely family who own the site are on hand should you need anything during your stay.




2.Stowford Farm Meadows, North Devon

If you are looking for a fabulous, family friendly campsite then you are going to love Stowford Farm Meadows.

This is rural campsite set amongst 500 acres of rolling coutryside and mature woodland which provides beautiful views and lots of exploring opportunities for the family.

On site you’ll find loads of great facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, crazy golf, a horse riding centre, childrens entertainment and play areas.




3.Karrageen Camping and Caravan Park, Salcombe, South Devon

This family run campsite is set near gorgeous Salcombe in a beautiful valley surrounded by National Trust protected coastline.

This isn’t a campsite with loads going on, its all about kicking back in the peace and quiet and soaking up the beautiful surrounding countryside.

There is a small, well-stocked shop at the reception though and it does sell alcohol so if you fancy watching the sun go down with a nice glass of wine you won’t be disappointed.




4.Ocean Pitch, Croyde

The views in Devon don’t get much better than here, so if you need to be near to the ocean then this is your spot.

Ocean Pitch offers an ideal location for exploring the beautiful Croyde Bay, surfing, cycling, walking and providing great access to the South West Coastal Path.

These guys offer some fun activities if you want to get involved, most revolve around the ocean. There is a surf shack on site for some great breakfast and lunch options too.




5.Caffyns Farm, Exmoor

Set in 160 acres of countryside in one of Exmoor’s most beautiful coastal locations with a stream running though you’ll find absoute peace and quiet here, even though you aren’t far from so many great places.

Here you are ten minutes to Lynton and Lynmouth and close to all of the North Devon towns and attractions.

One of the barns has been convereted into a lovely cafe that has inside and outside seating overlooking the sea. There is also a shop on site.