Even with the bad weather Ireland is still a magnificent place to see.
Pascal and the gang travelled around in our motorhome. Breakfast looks good 🙂
Read about the Nisbet’s holiday and take a look at some of the photos they took along the way
Mark McCabe one of Irelands best physiotherapists is also a dedicated triathlete and recently took part in an iron man in Lanzarote. Mark participated in a triathlon in Kilkee earlier this year.
See what Mark had to say after taking one of our campervans to Kilkee when he competed in a triathlon.
It was great having the Campervan are our disposal for the weekend because
it meant we were able to drive directly to the triathlon venue, Park up and
have all our equipment for the race with us laid our in the CamperVan with
no worries about trying to fit everything into the boot of our car.
We were also able to relax in the spacious surroundings before the event kicked off and then knowing that once the Race was over we could look forward to coming back to the CamperVan to shower and relax and cook some food and not have to worry about looking for a restaurant that would cater for large appetites.
Thank You so much to Celtic CamperVans for your Generosity
Luigi and his friends toured Ireland and just take a look at some of the fantastic scenes.
Photos of Luigi’s holiday.
Read more of the Powers’ holiday and get an idea of just how appealing campervan holidaying is to all ages.
We were looking to book a motorhome holiday in July ’08, Having never driven a motorhome before I was a little apprehensive, so I did some research on the Internet. Unfortunately the information I was getting was not too encouraging. the forums I was reading were very negative in regards to motorhome driving in Ireland. The suggestion was that campsites were not welcoming to motorhomes and the roads in Ireland were not big enough for motorhomes.
This seemed to be the main gripe, so I spoke several times via e-mail with Stephen at Celtic Campervans who put my mind at rest, but then I thought well yes he would calm my fears, he was in the business of selling motorhome holidays in Ireland so back to the web for more research. On closer inspection of the threads I was reading they seemed to be mainly from Americans. Having been to America and driven on their roads, I can see why they are under the impression that Irish roads are too small for campervans, so I decided to ignore what I had read and book up our holiday. I was so glad I did.
Arrived at Dublin airport and gave Stephen at Celtic Campervans a ring. Within ten minutes a vehicle arrived to pick us up and take us to Celtic Campervans. We were taken to an industrial site where we saw a fleet of new vehicles awaiting holiday makers, they were very impressive.
We then met Stephen and his father also called Stephen, extremely nice people, ( be warned, expect a bear of a handshake from both father and son) then we were taken to see the vehicle which we would be taking. Although there were four of us and we had booked a four birth vehicle, we had been upgraded to a six birth van. It was very impressive with all mod cons. After being acquainted with the various controls the four of us, myself, my wife and two teenage children were let loose.
We had not made any real travel plans only a vague idea that we would head over to the west coast, but after speaking to Stephen we had a more substantial idea of where to to go and what areas to see in the limited time we had. The first night was spent on the outskirts of Dublin then we headed over to Galway, well worth going to see. From here we went up and around what is called the Connermara loop, a spectacular area and a must see part of Ireland. Then up into Mayo before wending our way across country back to Dublin.
We found the campsites most welcoming, always plenty of room despite being peak season. No problem driving the Irish roads, yes some roads were narrow but these were in the minority and added to the experience of the holiday. Indeed once you left the towns and cities, despite being peak holiday season there is very little traffic on the roads.
All in all I can honestly say on behalf of myself and my family we met some wonderful people and had a great time in Ireland.
Celtic Campervans met and exceeded our expectations,
from the Power family
Aidan, Orla and Clodagh headed off to Scotland in a Steel 430 last April. Take a look at some of their photos and read their description of the holiday.
We took the motor home, packed up with all the necessaries for a weeks travels for Mammy, Daddy and 5 month old baby, around the highlands of Scotland. Having excitedly crossed the water between Larne and Troon we took in Glen Nevis near Fort William, another ferry over to Skye, took the bridge back to the mainland and drove on up to Ullapool. From Ullapool it was over to Inverness and Drumnadrochit for a bit of Loch Ness Monster hunting. No show. Then back home via Edinburgh and Ayr.
We encountered lots of harsh weather, April snow blizzards and rain. However the motorhome provided great flexibility and independence. The numerous camping sites all had room and the cold meant that the midges did not make an appearance. We had no problems and enjoyed a nice weeks adventuring. The motor home accommodated all the necessary extras that come with child-minding and provided we had an electrical hook up at least every other night then it was all smooth travelling. We would recommend the trip to anybody and can honestly say that there were no difficulties with any of the three of us!. The hardest part was getting the baby out of the motorhome on arrival home.
The Celtic Campervan convoy set off on its journey to Cardiff on Thursday 24th of May 2008 to follow Munster. Take a look at how the trip went.
Celtic Campervans joined the red army on its expedition across the water to follow the men of Munster in their quest to win their 2nd European Cup in the space of 3 years. On the road we had 21 of our 2008 fleet and the feedback was immense.
The photos below give you an idea how how much fun and laughted that can be had on a motorhome holiday especially for any sporting events like this as well as music festivals or weekend breaks away.
The crew of this ship were Francis Murphy, Darragh Kelly, Eanna O’ Dowd, Sarah McInerney from the Sunday Tribune and our own GM Stephen Bradshaw. What an amazing weekend.
Mary & Roger Elvin travelled around Ireland for 2 weeks in our Steel 430. Take a look at some of their photos to see where they ended up.
Tim, Sharon and little Gemma toured Ireland in our Steel 430. The photos below will portray the fun and laughter they had. Gemma celebrated her 1st birthday while on holidays, you’ll see from her photos that she’s a true character. There must be Irish in her roots!!!