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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.
- 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
Open Year Round
Castle & Folk Park
Daily 09:00 - 17:30
Castle Banquet: nightly at 17:30 or 20:45
Traditional Irish Night: April - October at 19:00
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
Senior (aged 65+): €10.45
Child (aged 6-16): €8.95
Child (aged 0-5): Free
Family 2 (2 adults & up to 6 children): €33.50
These rates are applicable to online bookings only
Other Useful Information
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.
Gift shop selling a large range of souvenirs, crafts, books and clothes.
Free car and coach parking on site.
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.
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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park can cater for a wide range of meetings, incentive programmes and events:
Bunratty Folk Park Meeting Facilities: A meeting room in a converted cottage in the idyllic and picturesque surrounds of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. It is ideal for groups of 10-40 and includes built-in audio-visual facilities, natural daylight, private bathrooms and catering service.
Private Event Space Available includes:
- The re-created 19th century traditional village street can be used for private evening receptions
- The Corn Barn venue is suitable for events for up to 200 pax
- Bunratty Castle can accommodate for up to 140 pax for events
- Macs Pub, located in village street, can accommodate up to 40 pax
- There is an outdoor BBQ area with private bar
Incentive Programmes / Facilities
Incentive activities available on-site include:
- Traditional baking workshops
- Hurling workshops
- Bodhran workshops
- Clue trails with costumed characters
- Animal husbandry
- Adventure activities including water-zorbing, archery, tag and climbing walls.
For more information, contact Adrienne O Flynn. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 (0)61 711 244
Bunratty Castle is located just off the N18 Limerick/Ennis Road, a 10 minute drive from Shannon Airport.Bunratty Castle & Folk Park Nearby Attractions
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