Killaloe Campsite

Killaloe Scout Centre is one of the National Scout Centre's of Scouting Ireland. It is Ideally situated on the shores of Lough Derg, we are only 3km from the famous heritage town of Killaloe and a 20-minute drive from Limerick City.

The site is bounded on one side by an extensive forest with panoramic views of counties Clare and Tipperary. On the other side we have Lough Derg which is one of Ireland's most picturesque lakes. 


Killaloe Hostel

Killaloe Hostel, which is situated with a spectacular view of the lake, sleeps 36 people. Four rooms have sleeping capacity of 8 people and 1 room has sleeping capacity of 4 people. The hostel also has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, toilet and shower facilities and changing rooms.  There are no camping facilities at the centre.  

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36 bed hostel 

Changing Rooms

Water Access

Self Catering Kitchen

Toilet/Shower Facilities

Waste & Recycling Facilities 


Self-Led Activities:

All self-led activities are free and included in your fee. 

  • Spotter sheets/booklets 
  • Local hiking routes  
  • Supervised swimming  
  • Environmental Activities  


For all bookings for Killaloe Scout Centre, please email 

Corporate, Youth and School Groups

Killaloe Scout Centre can also cater for non-Scout groups, such as, schools, youth groups or corporate clients.

For more information on this, please email 

Contact Killaloe Scout Centre

The Gate Lodge
Co. Clare