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River Valley Treehouses & Huts

Redcross Village, Wicklow, Ireland

Ideal for families, this holiday park near Wicklow offers some quirky Kukoo huts, tube lodges and a treehouse for up to 6.

Wonderful glamping in a great location. 2 treehouses for up to 6 guests, and huts and lodges are available to create a great family experience. Or for couples there is a separate area known as the Secret Garden, which is a child-free zone.

Nestled in stunningly beautiful Country Wicklow, Ireland, River Valley Caravan and Camping Holiday Park is the perfect choice whether you are a family with children - for whom there are many activities organised - or a couple seeking a holiday with a little piece and quiet.

Glamping Microlodges - sleep 2 adults and 2 children. This unusual tube space keeps the weather out making for cosy stays. Each has a double bed and 2 single beds. There is a Maxi-Lodge for a family of 5, with one shorter bed for a child of up to 7.

The lodges are supplied with microwave, kettle, small fridge, television, lights and an outdoor area. Other extras can be hired from the office. No bathroom or kitchen inside, but amenities closeby.

There are also Kukoo Huts - their design based on a bird house - with a cleverly fitted out with an upper level bunk area as well as a generous 5ft bed on the ground level. These are recommended for families with children over 6 years of age due to the steep ladder up to the mezzanine bed for children. A Kukoo Hut can sleep 2 adults and 2 children. It has a small fridge and kettle and pot-belly stove. There is small decked area outside and the donkeys are neighbours.

Finally, 2 treehouses with room for 6. One can sleep 2 adults and 4 children, and the other 4 adults and 2 children. They sit at a height of 8ft, overlooking the surrounding golf courses. This is perfect for families or couples, comfortable beds, a bathroom with toilet and wash hand basin and a decking area with picnic table and barbeque. Not recommended for really young children due to the height.

Stroll the 1.5km Flanagans Walk from the holiday park with beautiful views right out to the Irish Seana dn Wicklow mountains.

Bring your own bedding.

Prices start at Microlodge €85 a night, €95 for a Maxilodge or a Kukoo Hut and from €150 for the treehouses. 3 night minimum stay.

Not suitable for adult/teenage groups. Strictly no stag or hen does.

Room Types

Double
Single
Triple
Quad
Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Dublin