The best campervans and motorhomes for hire near Belfast
Does your ideal road trip include lots of natural attractions and wildlife? Then it's time for you to hire a campervan in Belfast and build special memories in Northern Ireland's vast, green fields.
Drive your campervan or motorhome hire around the outskirts of Belfast, and you will quickly fall for the unique outdoors of the capital. From forests to large "loughs" (Irish word for lakes) to pleasant beaches: where will you begin?
Belfast's natural beauty is unparalleled. Explore the wild landscapes of some of the best parks in the area with your campervan or motorhome.
To the south of Belfast, you can find some amazing forest parks and natural reserves: the Castlewellan Forest Park, Murlough National Nature Reserve, and the Slieve Gullion Forest Park, on the way to Dublin . If you drive up north, you will find the rich Glenariff National Nature Reserve with its incredible woodland, lakes, and conservation areas. Be sure to make a detour in your campervan or motorhome to visit the beautiful Cranny Falls near Carnlough.
Belfast's parks are packed with fun activities for everyone: hiking, mountain biking, orienteering, archery, and rock climbing. If you enjoy extreme biking, get in your campervan or motorhome, head west, on the opposite bank of Lake Neagh, and go to Davagh Forest.
Take your explorer spirit to the next level and hit some more amazing parks on the neighbouring island, in Manchester . While there, go on our England Heritage Road Trip and immerse yourself in Britain's cultural heritage.
Drive your hired campervan or motorhome from Belfast to the upper north end of the island via the Causeway Coastal Route, near Glenariff Park. This scenic route includes not only a visit to the several beautiful beaches along the way but also a stop at the iconic Giant's Causeway and an adrenaline rush at the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
To the south of the Irish capital, some of the best beaches you can visit in your campervan or motorhome are Tyrella beach, Ballyhalbert beach, Balluhornan beach, and St. Michael's Park beach. Water sports fans appreciate almost the entirety of the coast. From kite surfing to windsurfing to waterskiing, choose any beach near Belfast, and you will find both fun and beauty.
The region's lakes and rivers are also appreciated locations by water activities enthusiasts. At Lake Castlewellan, Lough Neagh, and Strangford Lough, as well as in the Bann river and the Foyle river, you can do several water sports, such as canoeing, wet bouldering, kayaking, coasteering, paddling, wakeboarding, boat tours, and more.
Whether you want to rest after a full day or make preparations for guaranteed fun during your next adventure in your campervan or motorhome, these pleasant North Irish campsites are great options for the night: Castle Ward Caravan park to the south of Belfast, Maguire Strand Camping & Caravan Park and Glenariff Forest Park Caravan Park to the north, and Shepherds Rest Pub, Camping, and Caravan Park to the west of Belfast.
The campgrounds offer essential services for campervans, such as electric hook-up points, drainage, and washrooms. Besides the elementary services, you can also find an exterior cooking area, free Wi-Fi, and laundry.