Each of the three pods at BaseGlamp is a sumptuously deluxe, en-suite and is complete with a mini kitchenette, patio and seating area. Free wi-fi is provided. The pods offer views across the rolling fields and valley to Borris Town with historic Borris House providing the back drop. Guests may choose from a double or twin occupancy for their stay which features crisp, white bedlinen. A complimentary bottle of red or white wine awaits visitors on check-in. The property also features a garden, where on clear days, guests can head outside to enjoy the holiday home’s outdoor fireplace or simply kick back and relax.
Guests at the holiday home will be able to enjoy activities in and around Borris, like hiking, cycling, fishing and canoeing. BaseGlamp also offers water sports facilities. Your hosts Clem and Charlie have been providing canoeing and kayaking adventures in the area for almost 30 years, they both share a love of the outdoors, canoeing, kayaking, hillwalking, cycling, visiting historic sites and ancient monuments and so can provide advice on whatever it is that might be of interest for you to do locally and further afield.
Travel through the 250 year old Barrow Navigation used by the Guinness barges for transporting goods. Watch the kingfishers and herons dive into the water for their lunch. Hear the tapping of the woodpecker in the lush forest. Smell the fresh air and see wild garlic grow along the riverbanks. Taste the blackberries and wild plums planted by the lock keepers. Feel the splash of the water as you paddle down river.
Borris Town is only a 15 minute walk away, across the 18th century Borris Viaduct. In the village there are shops, pubs and restaurants. BaseGlamp accommodation is a thirty-minute drive from Carlow Town which features Carlow County Museum, VISUAL and Delta Sensory Gardens and is 26km from Altamont Gardens, widely renowned as the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s gardening attractions. A 10-minute drive takes you to the charming sixth century ecclesiastical site at St Mullins. Base Glamp is easily accessible to all the attractions of the south-east including Kilkenny Castle, St Canice’s Cathedral, the Medieval Mile Museum, the Dunbrody Famine Ship and lots more.
Open from April 2024.
Special opening offer:
Exclusive Early Bird pre-season booking period. Every weekend including Bank Holidays and mid-week. Only holders of this voucher will enjoy early access to book. (Limited to 100 vouchers only)
- 2 nights luxury Glamping cabin/pod sleeping experience.
- 1 day Canoe hire on the stunningly beautiful River Barrow.
- Welcome bottle of Red or White Wine.
- Complimentary Fruit Bowl, Tea, Coffee, Milk and Butter.
- €329 for 2 people
Kilcoltrim, Borris, Co. Carlow