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 Ravens Rest Campsite

Opening Dates- all year round





Raven's Rest on the Wicklow/Carlow Border (Camping, Caravan and Campervanning)

Get back to nature with Raven’s Rest.  A campsite, caravan and mobile home site for families on the Carlow-Wicklow border.

Raven’s Rest is a large, open camp site with plenty of open space for tent pitches and electricity for caravans. If you want to get back to nature but not be too far from comfort, we also rent two mobile homes and a caravan!

On site facilities include showers and toilets, a kitchen area and barbeque.

Holiday in the Garden of Ireland (Wicklow/Carlow Border)

Pitch your tent in the beautifully landscaped 12 acre campsite on the Wicklow/Carlow Border, in Ballysallagh Upper, Hacketstown. 

Our 8-10 campervan spaces offer full services including power points, fresh running water from our own well and toilet drainage facilities.

For rest and relaxation, you'll find secluded areas that are scenic and quiet  - perfect for reading a book or enjoying the views that surround you.

For a little more activity, you can enjoy the warm Irish welcome and explore the local villages of

Tinaheley and Hacketstown.  Carlow is close by for those seeking a bigger town and livlier restaurants, pubs, attractions or shopping.

Golf, Walkers and Walking Holidays

Golf enthusiasts are close to the world-class golf course in Coolattin (20km), which boasts a stunning course and beautiful club house.

Our site is also close to many local attractions including the Wicklow Way which runs by Tinahely (7km).  Use our pick up service for walkers on the Wicklow way. You can use the campsite for the night and we will bring you back to the point of pick up the next morning.

Child Friendly Holidays

There's plenty of fun for everyone at Raven's Rest. Children have lots of play areas to explore, including the sand pit, goal posts, and finflatable boats for older kids. Parents and guardians can enjoy a relaxing break or join in the fun!

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Camping Park Overview

Campsite Details

Ballysalla Upper, Hacketstown,Co Carlow

Contact Name & Number:

  • Deirdre Byrne 0872397374

Website Address:


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Campsite Facilities

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Pitch rates

Pitch Rates  

€10.00 per pitch per night.
€5.00 per adult.
Kids stay FREE.
For example, Family of 2 adults and 2 children, total cost per night €20.00

Campervan bay, with electricity and water/drainage facilities: €19 per night

Children: FREE
Extra Person: €5.00

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Campervan storage/Reviews

Campervan / Caravan storage

Ravens Rest offers secure, affordable outdoor storage/parking for campervans, caravans and boats 1 hour from Dublin on the Hacketstown/Tinahealy road. You can have access to your  property at any time, you just need to phone in advance. We offer a personal service, and the site is checked daily. For more information on our service, rates, etc, please call us on 0872397374.


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Local Attractions

Our site is close to many local attractions including the Wicklow Way which runs by Tinahely (3km) we do offer a pick up service for walkers on the Wicklow way who can avail of our campsite for the night and we will bring them back to the point of pick up the next morning.

Tinahely Village: to find out more about Tinahely and things to do there as well as a listing of restaurants/pubs/coffee shops etc please visit

Hacketstown Village: to find out more about Hacketstown and things to do there go to

For the golf enthusiast there is a worldclass golf course in Coolattin (5km) with stunning course and beautiful club house.

Of course if you are not into any of these things and just crave some rest and relaxation then there is plenty of nice secluded and quiet areas (perfect for reading a book or just enjoying the views that surround you) Children will find plenty to do on the grounds of Ravens Rest with lots of play areas to keep them occupied such as a sand pit, goal posts, frog pond and for the older kids we have a number of inflatable boats so that they can have some fun on the lake while parents/guardians can enjoy a long awaited relaxing break and who's to say you can't join in with the kids if you are young at heart, there are no rules at Ravens Rest, just one, that you enjoy yourself and have the nice relaxing break that you deserve! Ravens Rest is a place to come if you would like to get in touch with nature and out of the hustle and bustle of daily life and to enjoy country living on a budget.

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