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“Amazing, Attention to detail”
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Rock Farm Slane
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“Amazing, Attention to detail”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Hey Guys,

We had an absolute ball, from the setting to the yurts to the Dutch tub to hot water bottles. the detail of everything has been well thought out to make the experience even more enjoyable!

We will definitely be back very soon, we even timed our journey home (1hr 20mins), to see if we could head down after work on a Friday for the whole weekend!

Poppy really enjoyed her trip and can't give us her favourite part, she said it was all brilliant

Look forward to our next trip and to also see the progress around the farm

From Cheryl, Andrew & Poppy
Xx

  • Stayed April 2014
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

This was my first time at rock farms Glamping site and defiantly not my last , I have been to many other sites before and this was by far the best ! I stayed in a yurt which I recommend they are beautiful inside and I had a fab night sleep ! Everyone at the site was warm and welcoming , Nicola was extremely helpful . Everything was spotlessly clean and modern there was plenty for all the family too! .. . I had a fantastic time at rock farm and I'll will be visiting soon sometime this year! Thankyou rock farm :) - I recommend rock farm for anyone who wants a unique fun filled break with the family or without in gorgeous high quality accommodation ... You will not be disappointed !

Room Tip: They do not have a swimming pool but a river that you can swim in so bring your swimming costumes (w...
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Excellent place. My daughter stayed there with her friends for a weekend in July and they all enjoyed it. The site is lovely, on the edge of a small forest, looking down a field with an excellent view to river Boyne and Slane castle. The yurts are well separated so it does not feel crowded. Inside, they are pretty big, clean, with proper comfy beds. So it's a good compromise between some comfort and getting closer to nature. The girls also loved the camp fire in the evening, and the giant swings, and the wheelbarrows. For the food time, there is a shared kitchen / dining area on site, pretty big and well equipped (no need to bring your own pans and the likes). The owners were really friendly and very helpful with whatever we needed. I was a bit worried about security but the site is on private land well off the main road so it looks fairly safe.

A few tips for when you prepare for the trip: a) There is no electricity in yurts, although plenty of candles. b) The nearest shop is in Slane which is a fair distance away so bring all you need. c) You can swim in the river (weather permitting); we did not bring our swimming stuff and regretted it. d) On a sunny summer morning, it gets light in the yurts rather early, so if you are a sensitive sleeper, you might want to bring an eye mask or something.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

Earlier this year we spent some days in Ireland, and we decided to spend it in this lovely camp site.
To be honest, this was a very good campsite, and I did visit lots of them in the past 10 years, in different countries.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

My family and myself decided to try some glamping at Hare' s Leap . It was perfect .The Accommodation was five star from merino wool bed covers to custom made furniture . The whole area was great fun for the kids with loads to do and explore . Nicola was the perfect host , all smiles and welcome . The facilities we're excellent and we helped ourselves to some great coffee settled down beside the wood burning stove and chilled out . The long drop loo took a little getting used to but was fine . The shower facilities were modern & clean . We helped with the straw bailed house by getting really muddy & messy ( kids love it , mums nit so much ! ) We did nt have time to try the Electric bikes this time but the journey along the Boyne Valley looks fab. We' re going to go back with some friends and can't wait to sit around the fire on a summer night and soak up everything this wonderful place has to offer.

Room Tip: Shhh .. Ask for HOLLY !
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

I staid at Hare's Leap in the summer - it was one of the most magical experiences.
I was with my 10 year old daughter and friends with children too.
The hot tub when not stuffed full of children was a luxury. The yurt was extremely comfortable as good as a 5 star hotel

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

We stayed in a shepherds hut when we were attending the Bon jovi gig in June. It was raining heavily when we got there so the site was quite muddy but that's to be expected, you are in a field after all!! The shepherds hut was very clean and comfortable. The bed is quite high but once we got over the fear of falling out of it we had a good nights sleep! Shower facilities were excellent. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We really appreciated the lift down the road to the concert site. Would definetly stay again if going to a concert, it is so convenient! It was expensive but if I had to go looking for a bus and sit on it for hours I'd give any money for a bed so was worth it!!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Property: Rock Farm Slane
Address: The Rock Farm | Fennor, Slane, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Slane
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Slane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rock Farm Slane is a naturally inspiring ecotourism destination set on a 150 acre organic farm along the banks of the River Boyne opposite Slane Castle. We offer a back to nature experience staying in timeless nomadic dwellings - luxury Yurts and romantic Shepherd Huts with warm and natural furnishings.Escape modern life and explore the beauty of the Boyne Valley. ... more   less 
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