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- Boutique camping in the heart of the Boyne Valley in County Meath
- Activities available are tree climbing, electric bikes, kayaking
- Outdoor facilities include wood burning hot tub and clay pizza oven
Hare's Leap is a luxury eco camp with five yurts and two shepherds huts based on the Rock Farm Slane, a 150 acre organic farm and eco tourism project situated on the Slane Castle estate in beautiful parkland opposite Slane Castle. The parkland is a designated Natural Heritage Area and Special Area of Conservation along the banks of the River Boyne.
The tents and camping experience is offered to you in partnership with Ireland's leading tent company Bohemia Tents.
The eco camp is situated on a beautiful hillside overlooking Slane Castle enclosed in a secret grove of parkland trees overlooking meadows and the Slane Castle demesne woods on the north bank of the Boyne. It is also home to a thriving population of Irish hares who are often seen leaping across the field on their way to neighbouring pasture or woodland. Our ethos is to offer you the best luxury camping experience while protecting and enhancing the local ecology.
With that in mind, we will continue to provide the best habitat for Irish hares and introduce more people to them. With regards to the farm itself, we will harvest our own rainwater, process our waste water through natural systems which feed into a landscaped wetland and provide renewable energy for the communal building for the campsite.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed low season only
Leave the car at home
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
The Rock Farm is located on the south bank of the River Boyne in the townland of Fennor, Slane, Co Meath. The Rock Farm is part of the historic Slane Castle estate.
Head north on the N2 and stay on this road until it merges onto the M2. Continue for about 12 kilometres and at the roundabout take the first exit onto N2. Continue for 20 kilometres. When you are approaching Slane, look out for the signposts to Slane Castle. Turn left and drive up to our entrance.
Rock Farm Ecotourism is proud to launch an electric bike hire service for the Boyne Valley that includes guided routes and tours to the top destinations around Slane. Discover Ireland has selected the Boyne Valley as one of the Top Ten Destinations for 2013.
Rock Farm Ecotourism offers rafting trips, kayaking tours and archaeological trips along the Boyne in partnership with Boyne Valley Activities.
Kayaking Level 1 to Level 3 training is offered as part of a 5 - 7 day activity package, including accommodation at Hare's Leap Luxury Eco Camp and electric bicycle hire to allow you to see the Boyne Valley from the river, the road and the fields around.
There are pubs, highly-rated restaurants and bistros also available nearby.