Top 10 quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals

Dream of visiting Ireland? These are the top ten quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals!

Looking some of the quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals? With so many amazing places to stay in Ireland, it can be tricky whittling down which venues you’d like to fork out the cash for.

From lavish castles to sculpted treehouses, we’ve rounded up the best places to stay. Here are the top ten quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.

10. Ringfort, County Wexford – live like the Irish did centuries ago

The Ringfort in Wexford gives you a glimpse into the past.
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The Irish National Heritage Park offers overnight stays in early Medieval Ireland, living in a Ringfort in Wexford. The building is made up of stone walls and a thatched roof.

This amazing facility hosts up to eight people, making it perfect for a large group of friends.

Book it here.

9. The Birdbox, County Donegal – to admire Ireland’s sleepy woodlands

The Birdbox is a unique place to lay your head.

The Birdbox is a handcrafted treehouse that’s nestled between twigs of ancient oak and Scots pine trees scattered throughout County Donegal.

If a quiet retreat in one of Ireland’s most beautiful counties sounds like your kind of thing, then this one is definitely worth booking.

Book it here.

8. Finn Lough Bubble Domes, Fermanagh – to be blanketed in stars

Finn Lough Bubble Domes is a great place to watch the stars above.
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Sitting back in a comfy chair in a transparent dome to admire the incredible beauty of our universe above with a loved one. Could you ask for more?

Finn Lough Bubble Domes are situated in County Fermanagh, and their magnificence has attracted tourists from far and wide.  If you are lucky enough to get some Irish sunshine, the domes will be extremely warm, which is a perfect time to explore the surrounding forests.

Book it here.

7. Cahercastle, County Galway – live like a king in this opulent Irish castle

Cahercastle is the perfect place to live like a king.
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Cahercastle, County Galway, has been standing since the late 1400s and is reportedly Airbnb’s most visited lodging in the entirety of Europe.

The castle’s host spent ten years refurbishing the castle to restore it to its original state – this includes historic decorations, such as a turret, opulent master bedrooms, and grand fireplaces.

Book it here.

6. The Library, County Donegal – a bookworm’s paradise

The Library in Donegal is another of the top quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.
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Dating back to the 17th century, this gorgeous Airbnb in Donegal is furnished with cosy bookshelves that hold hundreds of books, creating a truly magical feel for its guests.

The Library can be found on secluded Inch Island, which is just a 15-minute drive from Derry.

Book it here.

5. The Greenhouse Retreat – lose yourself in the serenity of nature

The Greenhouse Retreat is another of the top quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.
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Escape to Donegal on your next break for a stay in this tranquil greenhouse lodge surrounded by native flora and fauna.

The retreat offers guests a unique opportunity to experience country life with all the traditional comforts one could wish for.

View it on: Airbnb

4. The Gyreum, County Sligo – for a unique eco-friendly experience

The Gyreum in Sligo is a eco-friendly lodge, and another of the quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.
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This enormous plum-shaped hostel is situated in Castlebaldwin, County Sligo, and is an environmentalist’s dream.

Housing up to 30 guests, the accommodation is built from recycled wood, is insulated with sheep’s wool, and has a sustainable water filtration system.

Book it here.

3. The Nesbitt Boat – one of the quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals

The Nesbitt Boat is another of the top quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.

The Nesbitt is a land-based boat located in County Cork. It consists of one bedroom, toilet, shower, and cooking facilities.

While size may not be this property’s strong point, this small boat packs quite a punch and is definitely one of the quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.

Book it here.

2. Liosachan, County Mayo – make like Hobbits and glamp in one of their iconic huts

Another of the top quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals is the Hobbit huts in Mayo.
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This sparkling-clean earth-house in Castlebar, County Mayo, is built like one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s world-famous Hobbit huts.

The hut accommodates up to four people and offers a wood-fired sauna and hot tub. It also provides an outdoor cooking area that’s perfect for pizzas or for roasting some marshmallows around an open fire.

Book it here.

1. The Wonderly Wagon, County Donegal – visit Ireland’s past with this quirky traveller’s caravan

The Wonderly Wagon is one of the quirkiest places to stay in Ireland with your pals.

The Wonderly Wagon, set in the woodland hills of County Donegal, is the perfect Irish getaway.

The traditional bow-top traveller’s caravan is surrounded by gorgeous scenery and its situated totally off the beaten track.

Book it here.

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