Luxury glamping company opens its first site in the Republic of Ireland

Six exclusive glamping pods have been installed on the ancient Forth Mountain, giving guests sweeping views across the awe-inspiring ‘sunny south-east’ countryside towards Blackstairs Mountain and Mount Leinster.

Further Space, which currently has eight luxury glamping sites in Northern Ireland and Scotland, is working in partnership with landowners on sustainable diversification projects. The micro-tourism business chose the mountainside location that is directly adjacent to popular hiking and horseback riding trails.

Landowner James O’Connor, owner of the famous Forth Mountain stud farm, said he was delighted to welcome guests to a part of County Wexford that means so much to him.

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Owner James O’Connor

James said: “I had no idea 30 years ago taking in the views with my Uncle Luke that I would now be able to welcome people to Forth Mountain with the help of Further Space.”

Just 90 minutes from Dublin and a world away from the stresses of everyday life, guests staying in the exemplary whitewashed pods can fully immerse themselves in nature, breathe in the mountain air and enjoy views that have never been seen before. not changed since the Vikings landed in these regions. in the year 800.

David Maxwell, co-founder of Further Space is delighted to announce that the Forth Mountain site is the first in the Republic of Ireland.

David said: “We are delighted to be working with James for our first site in Wexford, and even for the Republic of Ireland. We strive to place our extra space pods in unique locations that encourage people to reconnect with nature while creating better health and well-being for our explorers.

“We are proud to offer ‘more than’ experiences at all of our sites of the extra space and when our explorers choose to stay with us, they are also supporting the development of the local environment and community. Our spaces preserve the cultural and natural heritage of rural areas by supporting sustainable micro-tourism and promoting the well-being of the local community.

“We are delighted to work with James in a part of the world that obviously means a lot to him.

‘As you stand outside the pods facing Blackstairs mountain and Mount Leinster you realize there are few places more peaceful or beautiful while just a short distance away is the town of Wexford . We know guests will truly enjoy their stay at Forth Mountain.

With the aim of “making the incredible open to all”, Further Space, which also aims to be net positive by 2030, is dedicated to working with landowners to provide sustainable luxury glamping experiences for explorers who love adventure in unique spaces and unexpected places.

Working closely with production partners to maintain the highest possible quality control standards, the extra space’s fully glazed ‘little houses’ are handcrafted works of art, with luxury features built to last. from sustainable materials.

From the start, Further Space explorers will be immersed in the luxury glamping experience and can expect a warm welcome with a bespoke breakfast pack filled with fresh local produce and ingredients sourced from nearby vendors, The Saucy Butcher. Additionally, a fire pit pack will be available and is perfect for roasting marshmallows around the fire, and guests of the beautiful glamping pods will also be treated to an essential BBQ pack to ensure the authentic experience of the extra space.

The Wexford launch comes as the Northern Ireland company prepares to announce a series of openings across the Republic of Ireland and Scotland over the coming year.

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