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8.8
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Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park: Settling in

General

  • Peaceful park in the Connemara countryside, 1.6km from Cong
  • On the only public road to Lough Corrib, a kilometre's stroll away
  • Mini cinema, barbecue area, playground, shop, kitchen and guest lounge

Did you know that John Wayne film The Quiet Man was filmed in the small Irish village of Cong among the Connemara countryside? If you don't, you do now – and if you've never seen the film, you will here, as it's shown every night in town in the mini cinema belonging to Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park.

Cong is fairly famed in other ways for such a small village: it's the setting of Cong Abbey, where Ireland's last High King spent his final years, and of Ashford Castle, the medieval fortification updated in Victorian times by the Guinness family and used along with the village in that film of John Wayne. (And Oscar Wilde spent his childhood in Cong too.)

If you now want to stay in Cong with some immediacy, make for Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park a kilometre and a half from the village. Set on the borders of counties Mayo and Galway and between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, it's the nearest camping and caravan park to Ashford Castle and is on the only public road to Lough Corrib (the lough is a kilometre away). Get ready for strolls and hikes too: around 2,000 acres of woodland surrounds the village for forest walks and walks along the lake shore and riverbanks.

Site facilities include a kitchen and a barbecue area available for guests, a sitting room, that mini cinema, a playground, a small shop, free wifi and a freezer in which to stash any catches landed at the surrounding rivers. Local information and maps are available on site as well as discount vouchers for local cafés and restaurants; there's also a campers' kitchen and a laundry facility.

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.


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8.8

Overall rating based on 27 reviews

 

89% would recommend this park to a friend.

85% would stay here again.

 

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Very friendly and helpful staff10/08/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt RV site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Absolutly beautiful scenery, site within easy access of the village.

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Nice welcome friendly staff.09/22/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandAlan G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well sheltered with a high leylandii hedge. Soft grass good drainage.

    Disliked: 

    Very bright industrial street lighting, too bright, lights left on all during the night. Would prefer low down minimum light.

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All Good09/22/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt RV site
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    All Good

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Great kitchen,well kept site and quiet09/19/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSamuel W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt RV site
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    Great kitchen,well kept site and quiet

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Anonymous user

Excellent camping site with friendly and helpful staff09/14/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    How clean everything was and how friendly and helpful the staff were

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches09/06/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomjonathan m.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional grass tent site
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    The amenities were good bathrooms, toilets, kitchen, bbq, benches and parking. The castle is only 20 minute walk down the road. No wind to be found when I was there but the layout would very likely detour it as it is hedged in.

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Clean facilities08/26/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandRob W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional grass trailer site
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    Clean facilities

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    The weather

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Level pitches, with excellent, clean, facilities.08/15/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt RV site
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    Level pitches, with excellent, clean, facilities.

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Friendly staff08/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt RV site
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    Friendly staff

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Lovely clean site, within walking distance from Cong village and …08/16/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandKerry N.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional grass trailer site
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    Lovely clean site, within walking distance from Cong village and Ashford castle. Lots of activities to do just up the road in Ashford outdoors from horse riding, archery and tree climbing. Cong is a beautiful village with lots of lovely restaurants. Campsite has great facilities and also has a playground for the children.

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    Nothing

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Gastronomic delight

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Lisloughrey, Quay Road, Cong, Co. Mayo, Republic of Ireland, F31 XD56
  • Timezone Europe/Dublin GMT (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.5396°N 9.2710°W

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Local attractions

Cong, glorious Cong... see the sights of this pretty village before getting into the Connemara countryside around Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park. As well as Ashford Castle and Cong Abbey, you can also mosey around also find the Quiet Man Cottage Museum (of course) with replica sets from the film; guided tours of the film locations are available daily.

Fishing is available nearby (also of course): the area surrounding Cong is an anglers' haven with waterways between Loughs Mask and Corrib. You could also set off on days of cruises, horse riding and pony trekking, falconry, bike hire and golf; ghost tours are to hand too if you feel up for it: ask the Cong Caravan team or in the village for details.

Caves, castles, stone circles and cairns are within easy driving distance and both Galway and Westport are close for urban days out. Travelling further afield, Cong is 55 minutes' drive from the Wild Atlantic Way signature discovery point at Killary Harbour.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park cancelation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park? Cong, glorious Cong... see the sights of this pretty village before getting into the Connemara countryside around Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park. As well as Ashford Castle and Cong Abbey, you … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Cong Camping Caravan and Glamping Park? From $44.94 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Vehicles
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a camper, trailer tent or tent. Cars are not permitted when travelling with a motorhome/RV.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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