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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is one of Ireland's premier visitor attractions and is a ‘must-visit’ for every visitor to the Shannon region.

Bunratty Castle, built in 1425, is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland and contains furnishings, tapestries and works of art from that period.

The castle is famous for the night time medieval banquets which operate there throughout the year.

Bunratty Folk Park, set on 26 acres, is a stunning recreation of 19th Century Ireland and features various types of farmhouses, a church, a magical walled garden and village street complete with pub, post office and various shops. A traditional Irish Night operates in the Folk Park on evenings from April to October.

The Bunratty Collection features over 450 items of medieval furniture and artefacts housed at Bunratty Castle.

Highlights include:
  • Bunratty Castle - Ireland’s most complete and medieval fortress
  • A 26 acre parkland recreating Irish life in the 19th century
  • Evening entertainment - Traditional Irish Nights and Medieval Banquets (reservations required)
  • The Bunratty Collection featuring over 450 items of medieval artefacts 

Visitor Information

Open Year Round

Castle & Folk Park
Daily 09:00 - 17:30

Evening Entertainment
Castle Banquet: nightly at 17:30 or 20:45
Traditional Irish Night: April - October at 19:00
Reservations essential

Contact Details

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty, Co. Clare

T: +353 (0) 61 360 788
E: reservations@shannonheritage.com
W: www.shannonheritage.com

Closed: December 24 to 26

Last admission: Last admission to Castle is at 16:00; and to Folk Park at 16:15.

Approx. visit duration: 2.5 hours is recommended

 

Admission Prices 2015/2016

Adult: €15.00
Student (with valid ID): €9.00
Child (aged 6-12): €9.00
Child (aged 0-5): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €33.60
Family 2 (2 adults & up to 6 children): €38.00

 

Other Useful Information

LANGUAGES
Free information booklets available in English, French, German, Polish, Dutch, Spanish and Italian. Guided tours available in English, French and German.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Traditional tea rooms and restaurant/pub are within the grounds. Night time dining and entertainment options available also. 

SHOPPING
Gift shop selling a large range of souvenirs, crafts, books and clothes. 

PARKING
Free car and coach parking on site.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is partially wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets. 

CONFERENCES & INCENTIVE
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is the perfect venue for incentive groups, team-building activities and corporate celebrations. 

 

Map Location

Bunratty Castle is located just off the N18 Limerick/Ennis Road, a 10 minute drive from Shannon Airport.

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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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